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Cold Sleepless Nights
by Rose M Rideout
Friday, March 09, 2012
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It has been a while since I have posted but this one just came to me.

Cold Sleepless Nights
March 9, 2012
By Rose Marie Rideout


Tonight as I lay in my cold lonely bed
I think of the empty nights that lay ahead.

I dream of the days I’ll spend all alone,
Many long nights here in our home.

I lay in the dark and wonder of you,
Are you really happy, now that we’re through.

Do you lay awake thinking of me,
Are dark sleepless nights all that you see?

Can we resolve what has gone wrong,
And join together a love that’s so strong.

For I can’t spend another night without you,
Please tell me my darling, our love isn’t through.

Put a stop to the sleepless lonely nights,
Let’s call it a mistake and stop all the fights.

Tell me do you lay awake, thinking of me,
Are dark sleepless nights all that you see?


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Reviewed by Kathleen McDonald 4/25/2012
How many times this happens in our lives. We lie there and cant sleep wondering and worrying.
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/18/2012
This goes deep and hurts a lot,hope it gets resolved! We've all had similar feelings and can sympathize with you! Stay well!

Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 3/18/2012
this is moving and well written. ~ Morgan
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 3/12/2012
Can feel the ache and agonising questions circling through this wide-awake mind, Rose. Never does such dark and distance feel so bleak and black as when they are bound up with stillness and silence. Love Amor's comment below. Do hope you're well where you are. xx
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 3/12/2012
sad :(
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 3/10/2012
The coldest nights are those without a reply...the warmest are those in which you at least dare to ask
Reviewed by Asa Seeley 3/9/2012
takes courage to ask a question like this because sometimes, we don't like the answer that we get. believe me, i know. thanks for sharing.

Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/9/2012
I sincerely hope this is but fiction...e
Reviewed by jude forese 3/9/2012
A sad emotional plea to warm up a coly sleepy relationship ... very moving ...
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/9/2012
Your words express a universal and timeless theme of this world/life, Rose. Thank you for sharing. Love and best wishes,

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 3/9/2012
I usually don't like poems like this, but this one touches my heart.

Reviewed by Paul Berube 3/9/2012
Nicely done, Rose. I, too, pray that it's fiction.
God bless you, my friend.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/9/2012
Sad poem, but so well penned! So great to see you posting, Rose; I've missed your poems! Welcome back!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Texas, Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 3/9/2012
Sad, sad poem, my far northern friend. I, like Anna, hope that this is but a poetic figment of your imagination.
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 3/9/2012
This is simply lovely,Rose, but I do hope it's fiction! Very nicely phrased with a sweet, gentle rhyme...

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