Sleeping With The Muse

Sleeping with the Muse,
  my nights have grown short

Sleeping with the Muse,
 my spirit comports

Sleeping with the Muse,
 words dance with delight

Sleeping with the Muse,
  confronting my fright

Sleeping with the Muse,
  her will tests again

Sleeping with the Muse,
  not lover or friend

Sleeping with the Muse,
my dreams sacrifice

Sleeping with the Muse,
  all rest put on ice

Sleeping with the Muse,
  the whispers come clean

Sleeping with the Muse,
  excuses demean

Sleeping with the Muse,
  my spool is respun

Sleeping with the Muse,
  divorced from the sun

Sleeping with the Muse,
  the day will confirm

Sleeping with the Muse,
  what in darkness I learned

Sleeping with the Muse,
  till dawns reckoning light

Sleeping with the Muse,
 —my heart lifts and takes flight

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)
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Submitted by Kurt Philip Behm on February 15, 2016

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