All You who Sleep Tonight


The following is by: Vikram Seth

All you who sleep tonight
Far from the ones you love,
No hand to left or right
And emptiness above –

Know that you aren’t alone
The whole world shares your tears,
Some for two nights or one,
And some for all their years.


One response

  1. god i cant explain how much this has impacted me. ….i remember feeling so hopeless after a my ex gf & i broke up after 5 years…..its such a strange feeling to feel alone and connected at the same time…great poem

    November 9, 2010 at 4:39 AM

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s