Tailor Bell

Again - Poem by Tailor Bell

Every night I must give up to
the next day
Grow tired, retreat and fade away
My heart calling out for more time
My thoughts drifting off among
the sublime
So I pray in the spare
of lucidness
My hopes, my dreams,
my willingness
Yet into sleep I dive
full forward hurl
This other world might weigh
my mortal soil
To steal along the rich
and heady clay then
Slain by rising violins
So I must fall
And thus...I just fall...

Comments about Again by Tailor Bell

  • Jim Boone (2/3/2012 8:13:00 AM)

    Tailor, I like this one so much I am going to write my own version. It is part of the thought process of everyone who has lived. Jim (Report) Reply

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  • Colin J... (7/22/2009 2:44:00 PM)

    'So I pray in the spare
    of lucidness'
    Colin J...
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  • Andrew Blakemore (7/16/2009 6:05:00 AM)

    A wonderful presentation concerning those hazy moments before sleep. A really enjoyable poem, well done. Best wishes, Andrew (Report) Reply

  • (5/12/2009 3:00:00 AM)

    a routine affair has been made made in to an exciting thing.powerfull write.posted 10 for u
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  • (8/19/2007 12:11:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem. Very nice indeed. (Report) Reply

  • (3/8/2007 3:03:00 PM)

    How perfectly you have written of an every day/night occurance....This may be 'Tailor Made' but I will never feel the same when turning off the light after reading this. For me it is brillant........mm. :) (Report) Reply

  • (3/6/2007 6:30:00 AM)

    Excellent, very nice work. I agree, a work of art, (Report) Reply

  • (1/5/2007 5:44:00 PM)

    Tailor - this has such a smooth beautiful transition from waking to sleep.

    I'm jealous as well. -cali-
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  • (12/27/2006 11:12:00 AM)

    'Full forward hurl' is terrific Tailor - as is the rest of this piece of art. Letting time slip away - forever - is tough. And we let it go by losing control! And yet we have to be 'fixed' each night! Stunning poetry carrying so much in so few words. (Report) Reply

  • (12/19/2006 1:21:00 PM)

    your writing is really good.

    im jealous.

    : ]

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  • (11/27/2006 5:11:00 AM)

    In night comes fantasy and one must release reality to grasp their fleeting dreams...this is sometimes hard to do..it seems you know this well. I love your imagery. I must say...Wow! This was an easy read to get lost in and I did. That's good poetry. Thanks for the great read. : o) bobbie (Report) Reply

  • (10/13/2006 8:45:00 AM)

    Hi Taylor. This is a headlong cavort amidst the dying cares of today and the unborn woes of tomorrow; as though 'better the devil we know'. Full of wit and movement and shot through with a sense of realisation of mortality. One to be read and reread savouring nuance with each fall we take into the arms of Morpheus.
    A very good read.

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  • (10/10/2006 3:26:00 PM)

    Wonderful write of that blurry connection between the finished day, sleep, and what the future holds, and much more besides... (Report) Reply

  • (9/3/2006 7:40:00 AM)

    And you will just rise again into a new day
    Fine poem....Loved the flow
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  • john tiong chunghoo (9/3/2006 7:20:00 AM)

    slowly i will get into the rhythm o your poem (Report) Reply

  • (8/16/2006 11:31:00 AM)

    Lovely Poem, Tailor. Well Done (Report) Reply

  • (8/14/2006 11:28:00 PM)

    Tailor...I'm a shift worker...so my days and nights run together...unfortunately, some days, I don't know which end is up! ! Lovely poem...sounds like you probably don't sleep much...
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  • (8/12/2006 6:40:00 PM)

    You describe lyrically that tantalizing place between wakefulness and sleep... such an exquisite nightly struggle... Enjoyed this very much. Love, Allie xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (8/10/2006 6:28:00 AM)

    Tailor, the saying goes 'good things come in small packages'. This holds true for your most elegant poem 'Again'. I love the feel and the flow of this poem, warm, comforting, soothing.

    Thankyou Tailor
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  • Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (8/7/2006 9:42:00 PM)

    Tailor...A finely Eloquent Write...Smooth Fluxion....tight, crisp construction...solid penning''''''''''''''''''''''''''fjr (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 28, 2006

Poem Edited: Thursday, August 19, 2010

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