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.

5 comments:

dbs said...

Exactly.

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 Robertson 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 Robertson said...

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

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