Sunday, 4 November 2012

The Sunday Posts 2012/ You who sleep alone

All You Who Sleep Tonight

All you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
No hand to left or right
And emptiness above -

Know that you aren't alone
The whole world shares your tears,
Some for two nights or one,
And some for all their years.

Vikram Seth
Photo by Alistair.


DB Stewart said...


Antares Cryptos said...

Bipeds and quadrupeds prevent sleeping alone.
Or sleeping in general.

P.S. last attempt to prove I am not a robot.

Alistair said...

Cheers guys.

And I share the robot thingy. I must switch that off sometime. I get annoyed when I have to go through the rigmarole myself yet had forgotten it was on my own blog. Hmmmn - now eher do I go into to sort that out?......

Rebecca S. said...

Oh, that's a lovely little poem. And timely for Remembrance Day too.

Alistair said...

THanks Rebecca - working on a post for remembrance day too.

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