SLEEP..THE NIGHT IS NOT SO DEEP..

Sleep..
The night is not so deep

Sleep..
Before it fades away

Embrace your silence
Hug your worn-out soul

Sleep..
The night is mischievous

It runs away,
Like a betraying beloved

It humiliates,
Like a lying companion

Sleep before it haunts again

Sleep..
Before the night gets over

Sleep..
The night is not so deep

Sleep..
Before it is another morning
When the dew,
Washes the red eyes again

Sleep..
Before the hollow dark,
Betrays you again..

©/IPR: Santosh Chaubey – https://santoshchaubey.wordpress.com/

THE DROPS ARE BLACK OR THE NIGHT IS DARK?

The rain has brought the darker night again,

My thoughts are trying to get through it,

To see, if the drops are coloured black, or,

To see through, if the night itself is darker,

With its sable shadowing the lines visible,

Answers not responding, mind is restless,

And no call from the night’s stillness either,

Strange this night is, the heart wants to fear it,

But this silence forces some more questions,

Adding some more black to the night’s shades,

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