A Fragile Sleep Outside the Shores of Eden

Wha’ a tundrous soun’

is  th’ soun’ o’ breathin’

Wha’ a shower o’ light th’

stars can bring tae th’

deep sleepin luna.

Tha’ silen’ wave o’ weariness,

Tae heavy tae be called sleep

Leaves th’ ashen dreams tae turn asunder.

Th’ Constant Star, I always know

Whaur she be.

Ah follow Orion’s Belt

Adrift across th’ sky,

Th’ morning star leads th way

Tae th city in th’ clouds

Tae th’ city on th’ sea

In th’ lands tha’ bear nae name.

About jedwardnajera

I am an artist and a Poet. I live the life of a poet. I published several novels. Nena the Fairy and the Iron Rose, Dust of the Moon are among them, available through Amazon Books. I have spent over thirty five years in a classroom. I am now retired from that profession. My father kept a living record of his lifetime as he lived through the Twentieth Century. He was born in 1908 and almost lived long enough to see us enter the new millennium. He entrusted to me nearly 400 pages that he wrote through the years. Now I am continuing the tradition by posting my own stories and misadventures. I am trying to post a new entry or chapter each Friday. Check in on us at least once a week for the latest post.
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