Top 100 Poems About: SLEEP


In this page, poems on / about “sleep” are listed.

  • 49.
    Sleep To Dream

    Time to rest our eyes
    We visit imagination
    Best vacation of mind
    Hidden desires, lost memories read more »

    Victor Osorio
  • 50.
    Sonnet Liv: Care-Charmer Sleep

    Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night,
    Brother to death, in silent darkness born,
    Relieve my languish and restore the light,
    With dark forgetting of my cares' return. read more »

    Samuel Daniel
  • 51.
    The Promise Of Sleep

    Put the sweet thoughts from out thy mind,
    The dreams from out thy breast;
    No joy for thee--but thou shalt find
    Thy rest
    read more »

    Amy Levy
  • 52.
    Sleep Teases A Man

    Markov took off his boots and, with a deep breath, lay down on the divan.
    He felt sleepy but, as soon as he closed his eyes, the desire for sleep immediately passed. Markov opened his eyes and stretched out his hand for a book. But sleep again came over him and, not even reaching the book, Markov lay down and once more closed his eyes. But, the moment his eyes closed, sleepiness left him again and his consciousness became so clear that Markov could solve in his head algebraical problems involving equations with two unknown quantities.
    Markov was tormented for quite some time, not knowing what to do: should he sleep or should he liven himself up? Finally, exhausted and thoroughly sick of himself and his room, Markov put on his coat and hat, took his walking cane and went out on to the street. The fresh breeze calmed Makarov down, he became rather more at one with himself and felt like going back home to his room.
    Upon going into his room, he experienced an agreeable bodily fatigue and felt like sleeping. But, as soon as he lay down on the divan and closed his eyes, his sleepiness instantly evaporated. read more »

    Daniil Ivanovich Kharms
  • 53.
    Winter Sleep

    I know it must be winter (though I sleep) --
    I know it must be winter, for I dream
    I dip my bare feet in the running stream,
    And flowers are many, and the grass grows deep. read more »

    Edith Matilda Thomas
  • 54.
    Sonnet Xxxix: Come, Sleep!

    Come Sleep! O Sleep, the certain knot of peace,
    The baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe,
    The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release,
    Th' indifferent judge between the high and low. read more »

    Sir Philip Sidney
  • 55.
    In Search Of Sleep

    Sleep, you ornery rascal,
    why is it you elude me?

    Like a crush, you tease the senses, read more »

    C.J. Heck
  • 56.
    Help Me, Sleep

    Sweet, warm dark of night
    pull me in and hold me tight.
    Help me fight this awful scourge
    of sleeplessness, and the urge read more »

    Esther Leclerc
  • 57.
    Between Sleep And Wakefulness

    Rising to the surface
    of morning altitude
    Often the awakening more
    than just a little rude read more »

    Esther Leclerc
  • 58.
    Twenty Gallons Of Sleep

    MEASURE me out from the fathomless tun
    That somewhere or other you keep
    In your vasty cellars, O wealthy one,
    Twenty gallons of sleep. read more »

    Agnes Louise Storrie
  • 59.
    Let The Night Sleep

    Let the night sleep
    Sleep for ever deep
    With the night I sleep
    Beyond the world to peep read more »

    Subbaraman N V
  • 60.
    Sleep

    Sleep, sleep,
    Come my way.
    Let me sleep,
    So I can start a new day. read more »

    Leigh Ladd
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