My Sleep to "Wake Me Up" - without music
What keeps this soul from its sleep
Perhaps it is the sound of Wham
My Sleep (poem)
This world of comfort far from doom
There with but one last call to keep
To close my eyes and go to sleep
Rest to reap
Mind to sweep
A shadow woke my sense’s sight
As strange new feelings met the night
Ponderous fears began to heap
As I approached the edge of sleep
Thoughts now leap
What do you want to end your search
I shouted out to end my lurch
As tears forgotten start to steep
From somewhere deep within a sleep
Heart now weep
Responding shadow turned away
The truth I knew it wouldn’t say
A memory I buried deep
Another dream another sleep
Years now sweep
Fate to reap
Regret now made the darkness grow
Regret that I refused to know
I felt the shadow in me creep
To rouse the soul there sound asleep
Comes a peep
But sadly sun awakes the morn
Another day alone is born
Until this endless cycle keep
And once again I go to sleep
Another style of poetry. Each stanza leads off with an independent rhyme. This is followed by a sleep rhyme and concludes with an abbreviation of the "sleep" rhyme. The abbreviation is missing from the last stanza because the speaker went to "sleep".
Arlene was gone. We had been together since 1966. Childhood sweethearts. A remarkable dream. But now she's gone. The loss of someone near and dear is different for each individual. I cannot advice anyone how deal with so great a loss. I had friends, family and associates looking after me for a long time. I had a lot of projects to keep my attention occupied. I had spent years doing funerals and in hospitals with the sick and dying. I was okay with the days, but there were the nights. I wish I could tell you that I saw Arlene's ghost/spirit. I did not. But, like the poem, there was something.
On another note, I had spent years studying spirituality. I admit there may be honest spiritualists out there, but I had the misfortune of running into too many charlatans. When i first bought my house, my family thought it was haunted. It did behave strangely. One by one I was able to solve and put an end to each mystery. I was one of those who wanted to know how the trick was done rather than enjoying the magician's show. Point? Had I trained myself not to see ghosts/spirits?
Now, I have adopted this theory: it's okay for an old man to believe in fairytales. As long as it doesn't hurt anybody or anything and I don't impose my beliefs on anyone else, what harm can it do? By adopting this new outlook i see a world where much more is possible. Who knows? Maybe I'll see Arlene again.
To go along with this theme: DulceSky "I Dreamt of You"
A little more disturbing - Wham- Okay a lot more disturbing
Did you know the first alarm clock came from Greece? It operated by water and was invented by Plato. Greece also gave us Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou. We may know him better as George Michael. In 1981 he and his friend Andrew Ridgeley to form the group named Wham. Many wonder how George got to be so popular. To help us find an answer to this puzzle House of Halo has taken the hit "Wake Me Up" and removed all the music.
Are we ready for this? "#WITHOUTMUSIC / Wake Me Up - Wham!"
(I give up.)
If you enjoyed this video press this link to be taken to #WITHOUTMUSIC / WTF (Where They From) - Missy Elliot
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