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This and That

I have been staring at the blank page on my computer for the last few days. Some days I feel like I don’t know what I specifically want to write about. 542 more words


Bed Time

She closes her eyes and clutches on to images of sunflowers, butterflies, and dew on the grass on a mild spring morning.  She burns images of beauty and joy into her mind in order to fall asleep.  48 more words

We Who Haunt the Night

My sleep is a broken

fractured thing

I wake frequently to

the dark night


out of sync

lost in the in-between

I am a wanderer… 119 more words


Silence Quest

Tired of fighting off anxiety
Will it ever let go of me?
And what of all those crazy voices
Wanting so many different choices?
Will they ever let me rest?

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Sometimes you’ll just be going about your day, and then a person you’ve never met before will speak to you, and your two souls will collide, and you will hear music and blood rushing in your ears, and you won’t be able to sleep that night because the memory of their eyes on yours will burn holes through your skull, and that hurts.


Are You There? Sleep?

What do you do when sleep doesn’t come? Well for one thing I have to get up and smooth my sheet, tuck it back in down the side of this too bloody thick and heavy mattress. 314 more words