Before you Fall Asleep

Original French version precedes this post, should you be curious.


Before you Fall Asleep

I would like you to please imagine
Before you fall asleep
When you are between awareness and slumber,
My hand on your forehead,
Then a kiss on each eyelid.
And let yourself drift…

Let me take you
Where sweet waters whisper
Gentle and eternal lullabies
In the benign silence of great forests.
Let me take you away
Through the rolling waves of oceans
And symphonies of cetaceans.
Let me give you  rest
From questions without answers
And worries without solutions.
My hand on your heart,
Come with me from star to star
Deep into the darkest velvet of night…

Sleep, and dream sweet dreams, my love.

About emmylgant

Cloud watcher and dreamer sometimes wise, often foolish, but I am what I am.
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11 Responses to Before you Fall Asleep

  1. PapaBear says:

    WOW !!!!!!! Don’t know what else to say, Em. This is fantastic. Makes me want to go to sleep…now !!! Beautifully written.


  2. makagutu says:

    wow! I would not want to fall asleep to wake up and find you are not there!
    This is simply awesome 😀


  3. Beautiful. Romantic and gentle. With just a hint of sensual
    Or is that my imagination?


  4. I read both poems.
    In English, wonderful.
    In French, a hundred times better.
    Thank you.


    • emmylgant says:

      You are most welcome. I find it interesting that in whatever language a poem comes out first, that is the better version, even though I “translate” it myself.


  5. Beautiful 🙂


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