I would choose the gift of peaceful sleep
For in doing so, I would lose all unwanted
Demons hiding in my soul’s recesses deep..
If I could lay my head on the pillow each night
And close my eyes in blissful contentment
Forgive every unpleasant remark, every slight
Let ooze out of my pores all traces of resentment.
Let sleep, the master seducer preside over me
And in to my marrow, inject some languor
Such that the evil around me I can no longer see
And I fall into a peaceful, dreamless stupor.
For sleep is the gift of a content mind
Meant exclusively for rejuvenation
To repair human beings, sleep was designed
It is the purest form of meditation..