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The sleepy children

by Sam Rix 

Posted: 06 November 2003
Word Count: 142
Summary: Here we go then, another from my book of poems: 'In love of my Children' One of my favourites, it hits me when I read it.

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The sleepy children

At night time, sleep comes and they do fray
Sleep slips quietly upon them during the day.

With weary faces and dark soulful eyes
They drift unaware with delicate sighs.

They crinkle noses, lips form the unspoken word
My loving coo’s to them go unheard.

Join them as they dream, I'd dearly love
But places they go are seen only from far above.

I stroke the hair, touch the face
This is my quiet moment, my tender place.

My heart aches at their peace as my soul momentarily soars
Emotions spill out, as their beauty opens my doors.

With tears held at bay, I tremble and savour this feeling
Such power they hold, it always sends me reeling.

In slumber I watch and my love for them swells
As they dream in a place where magic dwells.

Sam Rix

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roovacrag at 18:23 on 06 November 2003  Report this post
Children should be in the hour of magic. Pity they grow up so quick. Get rid of TV and PC and they will be children longer.
xx alice

The Walrus at 20:58 on 06 November 2003  Report this post
Simply beautiful. I have no children, but could imagine. Loved reading this.

The Walrus

Sam Rix at 21:57 on 06 November 2003  Report this post
Thank you ladies, I hope it warmed your soul, it does mine.

Fearless at 11:40 on 07 November 2003  Report this post

...reminds me of my neices and nephews....the warm breath of wonder from children of the stars....


peterxbrown at 13:09 on 07 November 2003  Report this post
Beautiful! This brings back warm memories of my kids when they were young. Where does time go?

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