Treasure Island

yosoydame soyer

(feb 10 1989 / florida)

Another bedtime poem


It was a wonderful time and place this day
that the beauty of outside turned so gray.
I looked entranced by the moonlit sky
and there it came, it made me cry.
The moon started to shine so beautiful and big,
so i put up a fence, there was time for the dig.
As i looked through the fields, i noticed on the ground.
A strawberry was peaking at me as it laid safe and sound.
I plucked one and 2, and then i looked about.
These strawberries were everywhere, I wanted to shout.
I love this day, how could it get better,
forget going inside, i'll write myself a letter.
I took out a paper, and a pen to start up,
but as i looked towards the moon, my fence moved too soon.
there was 1, there was 2, what am i looking at here?
A sheepish excitement? From the letter, my attention steered.
I saw them just jumping and hopping you see,
there were sheep in my fields that were looking for me.
I wrote my letter and went ahead to write,
1 sheep,2 sheep, i'm glad for this moonlight.
I counted them 1 by one, as they jumped over my fence,
I'm glad for this day that it wasn't so dense.
So i laid upon the rest of my day
trying to write, but i just had to keep counting, i'm not in dismay.
there were six, now seven, the sheep jumping made eight,
why did this miracle happen? Could you call it fate?
Maybe their shepherd will lead them home soon,
but as for myself, my eyes started to swoon.
The letter i was writing, that i had there in ink,
turned into a blot, a counsel of pink.
and any feeling at all, i had for the laze,
of me staying awake, i turned to a daze.
Thank you world for such a pretty scenary.
and for helping me out, and being there for me.
My eyes now turn to a close, my mouth remained shut.
The finishing touches the work of me dazed, now turned to a sleep, as my memory was cut.
Goodnight thankful world, thank you for this sleep,
these strawberries just begging for me to stay deep.
I thank you for day, as my eyes fall into a glide.
for this is where i sleep, i need no inside. zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Submitted: Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

well i guess the people want bedtime poems so i'll just put them up as i do them: P

Comments about this poem (Another bedtime poem by yosoydame soyer )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Bat 'Bleep', Ima Ryma
  2. The Path, Aalok Sensharma
  3. Invitation, Aalok Sensharma
  4. For Kira, Michael McParland
  5. LET US FIND OUT, ROCHISH MON
  6. Bipolar Type 1, Michael McParland
  7. Borrowing from a dream, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  8. Intense Videos, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. Cherishing Small Things, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  10. As I love you, Ruma Chaudhuri

Poem of the Day

poet Henry David Thoreau

My books I'd fain cast off, I cannot read,
'Twixt every page my thoughts go stray at large
Down in the meadow, where is richer feed,
And will not mind to hit their proper targe.
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]