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I Could Not Reach My Way

The day dawns as if it has no other alternative
I also wake up since there is no other way
The day passes on and ends up closing at night
When I close the doors and go away to sleep
The night takes charge as it has no alternatives
When I have to sleep since I need peace and rest
The night at times just gives soul testing dreams
When sleep just runs off and make me go awake.

The day is back alive when the night fades away
I also is also alive to live the day to find a way
The day passes on giving me ends to reach in time
When I reach the end I get the reward as my pay
The night depends on the events of the day passed
When I just make the joy with the dime left in hand
The night at times just make me go wild with dreams
When Sleep just runs off since I was after pleasures

The day returns each day for the night to go away
When I also do the routine to just move in a way
The day makes me work to make the money I need
When I face all sorts of odds and distress in my way
The night at times reaches early since I was too late
When I could not make the end reach in time by will
The night then makes me ponder how to move away
When sleep goes away since worrying comes in way.

The day dawns each day with a will to reach on time
When I at times put in all strength and will to reach
The day makes me strive to reach the goal with the will
When I face blocks though filled with a will to reach
The night’s free will reach to make the day go away
Then I loose to make up to reach the end with my will
The night makes me worried and drains away my will
When sleep goes astray since I could not reach my way.
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Submitted on August 21, 2016

Modified on March 05, 2023

1:44 min read

Quick analysis:

Closest metre Iambic hexameter
Characters 1,582
Words 348
Stanzas 4
Stanza Lengths 8, 8, 8, 8

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