Sleep...Never Heard of It?

by Bradley Peter   Feb 22, 2012

Sleep? Nah, that's not for me,
I'd much rather just lie there, restlessly,

Sleep for me is like tossing and turning,
Laying in bed and it's sleep I'm yearning,

See, my head's too wired, too awake,

But does it listen? Nope, no bloody way,
Just replays, and replays throughts from the day,

Some relaxing oils, or some music to soothe,
Nope, I just end up bobbing to the grove,

Maybe if I masturbate, that's quite relaxing,
And if it's goes for a while, it'll be quite taxing,

Deep breathing perhaps, pop a pill or two,
Yep, that's it! That's certain to do...

Nope, still here, just me and the ceiling,
And in creeps in that irritable feeling,

Toss and turn a bit, toss and turn some more,
Oh, how this routine is such a bore,

And hour goes by, two hours, three,
Does this happen to anyone but me?


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  • 11 months ago

    by mossgirl19

    Haha, had to laugh at some parts of this. Rest assured, such restlessness is shared by many, including myself. We think too much I guess. Good rhyming and flowed really well.

    • 11 months ago

      by Bradley Peter

      Thank you, Mel. As in previous comments, you've blessed me with such praise, and for that I am supremely grateful

  • 1 year ago

    by Golden AnGel Rhapsodist


    I'm insomiac also and my husband called me nocturnal. lol....

    He put an optical illusion board on the ceiling and that help me to sleep...

    Nice poem and rhyming.


  • 1 year ago

    by Em

    I can relate to this. I have insomnia and it's a b**ch isn't it?

    Anyway great rhyming and flow and it had a somewhat humorous tinge to it.
    I think in line 8 there's a typo on throughts Andi t should be thoughts.


    • 1 year ago

      by Bradley Peter

      I'm a master of the typo. Even manage to squeeze two in this one; line 10. It's supposed to say 'groove' instead of 'grove'.

      Thank you for your comment. I think the pressure of trying to sleep to no avail does turn one's mind a little cuckoo.

  • 5 years ago

    by Nobodys Hero

    I loved this the flow was good and it's really funny!
    I lay awake until 5am every night then i'm up at 9 for uni so i share your pain!

  • 5 years ago

    by Ike Dizzle

    Man I be feelin the same way lately. I jus cnt sleep for sum reason

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