Nap Time

Houses are a marvelous invention.

They have windows that open to the outside,

just like eyes,

you can open them to see what's going on.

I like to nap by an open window with the shades drawn.

I invite the world into my quiet space,

all the sounds alight with a soft greeting--

birds squawking & chirping,

cars rolling by,

dogs talking their barks to each other, 

construction workers hollering out their progress--

while I settle down into a short snooze,

until it's time to move again.

Houses are home, shelter, comfort

& we can fill them with love

just by opening our heart to the world.

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John Botterill

Tue 22nd Nov 2022 06:50

Great idea, Helene. I may try that! 😀

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Stephen Gospage

Mon 21st Nov 2022 16:44

A nice sideways look, Helène. I like the idea of the windows of a house being like eyes.

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Uilleam Ó Ceallaigh

Mon 21st Nov 2022 10:24

I've got the window open now, fresh air mixed with the sounds of a manic motorway nearby, while I try to make sense of the online world at my fingertips.

I sometimes have a nap time in the pub-when I've had too much amber nectar!😊

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Rose Casserley

Sun 20th Nov 2022 19:10

Again that air of calm you instill into your poems Helene-lovely!

Us Brits call your nap time-cat nap and it is such a nice way of recharging ones batteries. zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz followed by-

a nice cup of tea to round it off 👍

Rose 💋

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