When Sleep Descends – Daniel Brady

lose yourself within its charms


We can all relate to this excellent offering from Daniel Brady about the mysterious nature of sleep. Daniel is a passionate writer who loves poetry – and it certainly shows in this elegantly crafted piece. ‘I write for my own benefit, it is a way to communicate for someone who is a little shy like me’ reflects Daniel. Thank you very much for your excellent submission to Voices.

When Sleep Descends


When sleep descends upon your eyes,
and all around the dark conspires,
do not fear what lies in store
when sleep comes tapping at your door,
greet this friend with open arms
and lose yourself within its charms,
race down roads that never bend
and climb up trees that never end, 
then rest on clouds that gently glide
and drift above the silent night,
and  watch the world go slowly past
for here you are in sleep’s soft grasp.

Daniel Brady, Edinburgh

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