Rest Tonight

I shall sleep under stars
Which know not my name
Wrapped in a cloak of a stranger
Brief friend on ill trodden paths

I will drink of cool waters
Before resting my head
On the grass by the foot
Of a broken oak tree

I will pray to the angels
I find some rest tonight
Tomorrow I journey
I know not where

This land is so harsh
The sun above was so cruel
That all through the day
I have longed just for night

Let me here shut my eyes
And close out all sight
For this life is so cruel
Let me just rest tonight

(c) Helen Valentina 2015, All Rights Reserved

About Helen

I'm drawn to blogging as a way to share ideas and consider what makes us who we are. Whether it's in our working life or our creativity, expression is a means to connect.
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4 Responses to Rest Tonight

  1. Have often asked for the same.

  2. The wonder of such a night.. how often it is different though

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