On the edges of Sleep

a poem by Devika

Do you lie awake
drawing pictures in the dark
of light?
Do you see the the monsters
of the day
at night?
Do you sniff at the fears
which have troubled
your heart?
Do you hurt once again
from having
to part?
Do you hear the music
which edges
the dark?
Did you watch the disrobing
of your soul
Do you find here the peace
which you chased
all day?
Have you now met yourself
or are you still
far away?
Have you heard my voice
in my prayers
and yours?
Have you fallen asleep, love,
in my heart
or in yours?