Sleepless Eyes

Sleepless Eyes

A Poem by redzone

... lost but not forgotten..


Sleepless Eyes


This night my eyes are sleepless

missing you;

these eyes won’t close,

they search for you

in the night’s shadows

of various hues.

They look through morning mist,

rolling down from the Black Hills

over the valleys and plains below

where nothing sacred is left.

My eyes are sleepless

missing you,

missing your flannel skin

and bare legs

that soak in the moon’s beams

as you walk the brown earth

of my dreams.


Some nights

I can see you standing

by the old oak,

filled with your feminine smile;

see you drinking from

clean mountain waters

refreshed by the blue orchids

woven in your hair.

I always think I could

reach out

touch you, feel your warmth

flow through my fingers,

but it is at this moment,

my eyes see darkness thicken the night,

see the longing

of missing you.


Aztec Warrior/redzone 4.29.17

© 2017 redzone

Author's Note

... thanks for reading... enjoy the bluez music...

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Palpable longing in every line of this one, Curt. The love you express is both spiritual and sensual. Love of nature is here as well "clean mountain waters...
refreshed by the blue orchids..brown earth" A true beauty of a write! Lydi**

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 Year Ago

you are always so nice with your comments Lydi, it is greatly appreciated.. thanks...
Loved it love the music too

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 Year Ago

Thanks for your words here Julie glad you enjoyed
this is sacred love, the mystical kind...really like the "flannel skin"
get that Billy Jack feeling after reading this---

"peace and love was all it said"---then "one tin soldier rides away"---

Posted 1 Year Ago


1 Year Ago

I remember Billy Jack was one of those Nuevo movies made in the early 70s when a new culture was beg.. read more
jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

and there was no treasure....just a stone etched with "peace on earth good will to men"
somet.. read more

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Added on June 9, 2017
Last Updated on June 9, 2017



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