So Long

Aerial photograph of falls
How did the night last so long?

I fell asleep easily.
I dreamt of gleaming hills.
I dreamt of a great wide ocean.

My dreams began to fade in the darkness.
I built up my longing and desire.
I urgently needed a new day to come.
I waited restlessly as hours passed.

I felt I was buried by a falling sky.
Its force was a startling attack.
Without patience, I only saw the problems.

W. Wayne B.


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© 2016 W. Wayne B.
Original image: Kimmeridge Falls. By Håkon Iversen Photog – On and off Flickr
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About W. Wayne B.

I'm a software engineer, a poet and a librarian.
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