Friday, August 8, 2014

A Brother Of The Night's Watch



I lay awake in the darkness,
Battling while the world sleeps,
Peace it is for them,
But for me, nothing,
As I fight, the urge to doze off,
As it consumes me, whole,
Yes it does, this war of thoughts,
As I wait with my sword,
Pen though I must say,
Mightier it is, and sharper too,
With the words raining down,
I’m just a silhouette,
An outline in the shadows,
I’m a part of the Black,
Waiting my turn, to rage forward,
And to engage the enemy,
Till I am taken down,
To rise again with the sun,
To be reborn the next morn,
With the new son, and new dreams,
New wishes, new thoughts,
But I shall remain truly a brother,
A brother of the night’s watch.

12 comments:

  1. nice peom, is it somewhere related to game of throne's brother of knights watch or you are expressing it being an army man

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    1. No it isn't related to Game Of Thrones. Its about the fight between sleeping and not sleeping late in the night...

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  2. The words are rhythmic, clever use of the language. though in free verse and without aliteration, The syllables tingle rhythms. Nice poem

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