Untitled - Chasing My sleep

by Everlasting   Mar 19, 2020


My sleep abandoned me
when being awake hugged me tightly
into the needs of my babies

Now my sleep wanders alone
like a hungry dog searching for food

So at nights I chase my sleep
with whatever I can find in the fridge
but my sleep runs away
as soon as my babies awake

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  • 2 months ago

    by Tony Grannell

    Hello Everlasting,
    The accursed insomnia, the hounds of exhaustion howl throughout this excellent poem of yours. I sincerely hope you find the peace in slumber sometime soon.
    Regards, Tony.

    • 2 months ago

      by Everlasting

      Thank you! I sure hope so too. Take care Sir.

  • 2 months ago

    by Star

    Burying the need to sleep with food is soo harsh!!!

    I hope all is well Luce <3

    • 2 months ago

      by Everlasting

      Thank you! I’m okay really tired but will try to get some sleep soon. I hope all is well with you too. Take care

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