Toshie Nohara


When I Went To Bed Last Night


My daughter said
'Mother, I watched you lie on the
pillow last night
You soon fell asleep, unlike other
times'

She was still a studying
But I was already a sleeping

Soon I was a snoring
But she kept on studying
Perhaps I was a dreaming
For I was sleep talking!

She just heard some mumbling
But still kept a studying

Thank God I was not
sleep-walking!
Perhaps mumbling in a different
tongue!

That's how I went to bed last night
I even forgot to kiss her good-night.

Submitted: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Edited: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Topic of this poem: sleep


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