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Why Is the Place of Sleep So Lonely

Jan 5, 2018

Why is the place of sleep so lonely, why do worries
loom large in the dark?
I lay awake and pray about my problems,
for people facing hardships,
for animals enduring cruelty,
to send the light –
but I often feel alone. I do believe
in the great light of love, the vast enduring heart.
Its manifestation, the possibility of its power.
But the dark feels bewildering.
Dawn is far off, the air is cold,
I wonder how you know
if your prayers got through?


Kimmy Sophia BrownKimmy Sophia Brown has loved humor and music and freedom for as long as she can remember.She is especially passionate about the environment and caring for animals.

She writes the column "From the Back Porch" as well as reviews of music in her column "MusicViews". Her goal in her music reviews is to introduce music she loves to people who may not have heard that particular artist or CD. For information about how to submit a CD for review, click here.

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