Sweet Sleep

time sleep dream

Delicate whispers
Flutter like lace kisses
At the blurred edge of dreams.
Murmured words made of sugar
Spin into sweet promises
And drift with me to sleep.
I imagine you stay here,
Breathing beside me,
As curtains of starlight
Float at the open window.

~*~
©️2022 Paula Light and Light Motifs II. No unauthorized use permitted.

Quadrille (44 words) written for dVerse.

21 responses to “Sweet Sleep

  1. A light breezy poem.

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  2. A sugar-laced poem. I liked the way the words seemed to float like a dream.

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  3. I dream of this kind of sleep, when I can dream.

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  4. There are so many beautiful images packed in here – it’s really lovely. I particularly liked the curtains of starlight…so dreamy.

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  5. Tender poem and it sounds like a technique I’m going to try.

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  6. “As curtains of starlight” … oh! I love it!

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  7. That’s so beautiful, Paula. I love it. ❤️

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  8. Simply delightful!

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