Jennifer Chalk

The World Is Asleep - Poem by Jennifer Chalk

The world is asleep,
Yet it is silently atuned
To fixing all ills in its wake
For our sake. As we slumber
It toils and negates life's spoils
By turning sense to nonsensical
Flights of dreams, as it mends
Our bodies to create dividends
For a free future of light and possibility,
When all around us speak inability.

Comments about The World Is Asleep by Jennifer Chalk

  • Ramesh Rai (10/18/2014 4:11:00 PM)

    Like a perpetual stream nature is also engagged in accruing energy for the next day.A true write in motion and mind/10. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/19/2012 7:22:00 AM)

    our bodies to create dividends! the energy we needed, for the next day work..Nice poem JC. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (6/13/2012 9:15:00 AM)

    For a free future of light and possibility, lovely words, wonderful poem. thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Simon Collins (6/6/2012 4:22:00 AM)

    Great positive words, thanks (Report) Reply

  • Elna Nel (5/26/2012 10:47:00 AM)

    I really enjoyed reading your work. (Report) Reply

  • (5/25/2012 12:08:00 AM)

    Wonderful well crafted superbly written poems.I like the breath taking last line! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 24, 2012

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