Tagged: insomnia

we lose track, lose touch,

we lose track, lose touch,
can’t find our way back to one
another, stumble

towards purpose, meander
for a meaning, hands growing numb
.
20210818:0416
y

some memories are

some memories are
still magnetic, pulling you
away from sleep – in

the middle of the night, new
reflections obscure the message
.
20210606:1038
y

i am not sleepy

i am not sleepy
because i accidentally
fell asleep between

episode three and episode
three explained – i’m exhausted
.
20210123:0031
y

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, the air purifier
rages, its motor

working double time to catch
insomniac particles
.
20201123:0201
y

there is a tear in

there is a tear in
time between the hour you wake
to pee and the minute

the sun rises – try not to
lose too many thoughts in there
.
20201114:0555
y

summer’s end hangs on

summer’s end hangs on
to the coattails of autumn,
dragging with it such

insufferable heat, causing
insomnia in its wake
.
20200929:0109
y

some memories are

some memories are
naturally heavier, sink
to the bottom just

a little faster, require
effort to dislodge, stay afloat
.
20200926:0555
y

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night, drip, drip, drip – the brain
attaches itself,

logging on, tapping in, waiting
for the next awakening drip
.
20200920:1245
y

even now, in dreams,

even now, in dreams,
the gifts that made me swoon were
a fountain pen, some

clean sheets of paper, both hidden
away until they have aged
.
20200522:0412
y

in the middle of

in the middle of
the night in a pandemic,
someone is doing

laundry, the water swishes like
an alarm throughout the building
.
20200522:0402
y