Self Portrait

Another sleepless night –
tired eyes
watch the morning
creeping into sight –

Tearless eyes –
the numbing whiteness
of the morning mist
obscures the light –

Would that the morning
crept away again
to let the day unfold
or else returned the needed night –

Published By: K-M Skalkenæs

K-M Skalkenæs is a Danish poet, writer and pictorial artist who primarily writes in English. Apart from publishing her own poetry, she also translated poetry from as well the Scandinavian languages as German into English.

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