Sleeplessness has long been a blessing and a curse for many a writer. Detrimental to health and concentration yet frequently a fantastic source of creativity, sleeplessness has been both topic and motivation for innumerable written works. This fantastic collection brings together a variety of poems connected to sleeplessness written by some of the most influential poets to have ever existed, including Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Dickinson and others. Highly recommended for poetry lovers and night owls alike. The poems include: “Bells in the Rain, by Elinor Wylie”, “Insomnia, by Dante Gabriel Rossetti”, “The Sleepers, by Walt Whitman”, “Hours Continuing Long, by Walt Whitman”, “To Sleep, by William Wordsworth”, “Astrophil And Stella 39, Come Sleep! O Sleep, The Certain Knot of Peace, by Sir Philip Sidney”, “Sonnet 27, by William Shakespeare”, “The First Part, Sonnet 9, by William Drummond”, etc. As part of our poetry imprint, “Ragged Hand”, Read & Co. is proudly publishing this brand new collection of classic poetry for the enjoyment of a new generation of readers.