alex haywood

Rookie - 6 Points (12/21/1963)

Not Tonight - Poem by alex haywood

Nights like these
I don't want to go to sleep
I feel alive
so connected
to souls before me
and with me
who thought,
agonized
and lamented
tomorrow I'll pay
if the lack of rest
doesn't do me
tomorrow during the day
responsible to a fault
I must be

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 8, 2006

Poem Edited: Tuesday, August 24, 2010


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