David Wood

Rookie - 347 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Bed Time - Poem by David Wood

Do you talk in bed?
Or do you read instead.

Or do you both lay there
In silence. Wondering where

Life had gone wrong.
Wedded bliss gone for a song.

What about those next door?
Do they talk or just snore.

Is their life that boring
Night taken up with snoring.

What about those in the next street
Do they mutter under the sheet?

Time in bed before sleep robs agility
A twilight time when mind lacks ability.

The time when the light is out
Is to find something to talk about.

And to go to bed with a kiss
Is something not to miss.


Comments about Bed Time by David Wood

  • Gold Star - 4,656 Points Francis Lynch (5/28/2014 10:19:00 PM)

    Great ideas. Rhythm could use an edit. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 130 Points Benjamin Michael Clark (7/17/2013 7:57:00 PM)

    This one takes me places. Thought provoking as well. Thank You. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,063 Points Heather Wilkins (6/5/2013 6:15:00 PM)

    nice write. what will you do if you sleep alone? Mentally write a poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 56 Points Vijay Sai R (5/11/2013 8:32:00 AM)

    a nice piece of bed-time poetry (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Joan Smith (5/10/2013 5:27:00 AM)

    Absolutely spot on.. Nice (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 25,150 Points Valsa George (5/8/2013 11:16:00 AM)

    Each one may have a special pattern of going to sleep! Some may pore over a book, some may watch a T.V programme, some, vacantly look into the dark, the prudent ones may plan for the next day and some may turn and toss in bed! Strange and varied are the ways of men! A delightful read! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 640 Points Ruth Walters (5/4/2013 5:53:00 AM)

    ha ha, I loved this little poem, it was as if you were talking to me, asking me about the noises I can hear through the walls of my little home :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (5/3/2013 12:11:00 PM)

    rightly wrote we must be alert all the time to stop the crime full urn I enjoyed the style I like this Mr.David Thank u (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,822 Points Hans Vr (5/3/2013 10:21:00 AM)

    Wonderful ending of this pleasant poem (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,696 Points Valerie Dohren (5/3/2013 9:54:00 AM)

    I'm an insomniac David, so I just lie there, trying to compose poems - but not always achieving. Good one. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 35,597 Points Gajanan Mishra (5/3/2013 9:11:00 AM)

    To go to bed with a kiss is something not to miss. thanks. pure love. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,990 Points Babatunde Aremu (5/3/2013 9:08:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem. I like it (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 3, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 18, 2013


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