Two Times Goodnight

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Before my dreams take flight
I put on my comfy pajamas and say goodnight
Then I ponder over my journal
Fragments in my mind
Behind all my emotions are
Fluttering eyes shutting, too tired to compose
I sigh
I come out again
Sip some water,
And then say goodnight again
It’s my evening ritual
To ensure that I say it
That they know I love them
That I know they are okay
That I know everyone has everything they need
That I see them all smile and rejoice that sleep is coming
That I know my mind can drift into slumber
Not once, But two times goodnight

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