Sunday, October 10, 2010

Say good night to the ones you love





As my writing proclaims, I once was a night owl. I loved only to be in my parent's arms rather than two doors down in the twin bed they'd tuck me into.  Waiting for the night to pass, I could see the best parts of them. Two gentle people who stirred just before sleep. Like this video I crept into my mother's room, and whatever she would dream, as I touched her face and called her name. 
I woke them to talk to me,  read a story, tickle my back- to in essentially keep me company before I could understand the slow temporary of saying good night. Now I turn over in my bed gently thinking of the day and the importance of the security of myself. But back then my parents became my friends when I couldn't fall asleep and so no matter how old I get or how far away I may sleep, I will always need to say "good night".


This is a Renee and Jeremy video to their "night mantra".  My cousin was watching it on YouTube when I visited and we both fell in love with it. I hope you do too.

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