can’t sleep at night

November 17, 2016

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Diary 16th / 17th November

There’s a Japanese legend that tells us that if you can’t sleep at night, it’s because you’re awake in the dream of somebody else.

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Perhaps one day I’ll write a poem which will flow like fingers on your skin. A poem that smells of you and which possesses the rhythm of your fast-beating heart. A poem with the intensity of your naked embrace…

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Some people find themselves in books, others in the fire of sunset. There are those who find themselves in the eyes of another. I find myself through music, the solitary sound of a violin in the night, and life then seems an endless pursuit of its plaintive note so as not to hear the silence surrounding me.

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