Conscious thought of a subconscious mind, interrupting
the darkness or absence of time
night thoughts are deceptive.
As scattered as they can be
they are real; darkness is as honest
as it is lonely, as remorseful as comforting.
Do they lead you to dreams, or are they derived from them?
The night is a question as much as an answer.
Night knows no apologies, nor offers excuses for simplicity
night is a many splendored thing.
It knows tears,
it knows laughter,
neither with overfamilarity or routine.
It is as it is.
You would be the change
It is personal.
Night offers the chance to say the same thing twice, but
denies an opportunity for the thought to hold
the same meaning all over again,
or for you to even make sense of the words.
Night knows daylight only as an interruption.
Night is free of distractions
except nighttime itself.
© 2021 j.g. lewis