⏩ Frankie Quinn is a former republican prisoner who is now a community activist. He is the author of Open Gates, a book of poetry.
Come sleep, draw darkness on
My light, bring sleep charms
And heavy arms to lean along
Whisper Morpheus’ secrets
And brush gently on lace-curtained lashes
Carry memories of feelings felt and
Dark days seen.
Come sleep, come sleep, come sleep
In the deep, soft folds of me, sleep.