I Watched You Sleeping

I watched you sleeping in your chair.
In time, I realized how I love this chair.
It’s like a soft gentle cloud hovering over
the earthy landscape of our beige and black rug,
an airborne prairie schooner sailing smoothly
across the fruitful plains, floating over hill
and dale while you dream of tiny animals
dancing in the palms of your dear hands,
the hands I love, and the chair and the rug,
and the big window near you, where the world
displays its garments in an endless fashion show,
and the trees are models, striding down the runway
without moving, because the world itself is moving,
moving enough for both of us to love, and then let go.

 

About Bob OHearn

My name is Bob O'Hearn, and I live with my Beloved Mate, Mazie, in the foothills of the Northern California Sierra Nevada Mountains. I have a number of blog sites you may enjoy: Photo Gallery: http://www.pbase.com/1heart Essays on the Conscious Process: http://theconsciousprocess.wordpress.com/ Compiled Poetry and Prosetry: https://feelingtoinfinity.wordpress.com/ Verses and ramblings on life as it is: https://writingonwater934500566.wordpress.com/ Verses and Variations on the Investigation of Mind Nature: https://themindthatneverwas.wordpress.com/ Verses on the Play of Consciousness: https://onlydreaming187718380.wordpress.com/ Poetic Fiction, Fable, Fantabulation: https://themysteriousexpanse.wordpress.com/ Poems of the Mountain Hermit: https://snowypathtonowhere.wordpress.com/ Love Poems from The Book of Yes: https://lovesight.wordpress.com/ Autobiographical Fragments, Memories, Stories, and Tall Tales: https://travelsindreamland.wordpress.com/ Ancient and modern spiritual texts, creatively refreshed: https://freetransliterations.wordpress.com/ Writings from selected Western Mystics, Classic and Modern: https://westernmystics.wordpress.com/ Wisdom of a Spirit Guide: https://spiritguidesparrow.wordpress.com/ Thank You!
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2 Responses to I Watched You Sleeping

  1. Beautiful, tender poem, Bob. 🙂

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