Tagged: sleep

some memories are

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

the middle of the night, new
reflections obscure the message
.
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i am not sleepy

i am not sleepy
because i accidentally
fell asleep between

episode three and episode
three explained – i’m exhausted
.
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in the middle of

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

working double time to catch
insomniac particles
.
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the american

the american
dream
is just that –
there will be a
familiar and always
faceless character
doggedly
daring you to wake
up. set your own
alarm, stop sleeping,
wake up, wake up
.
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this morning, the right

this morning, the right
elbow cancelled our date, asked
the fingers and arm

to pull the cover over its
skull, wished the rest of us well
.
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between the hours of

between the hours of
almost and maybe is more
doubt, searching for sleep
.
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every once in awhile,

every once in awhile,
we get a peek at
the future
of work
, comforted
by the thought
that machines will
still need us –
to dream
because we will
need sleep,
to think creatively
because life
is short
.
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it’s not a strict

it’s not a strict
formula – the time
between when the
youngsters are
asleep and the
teenagers are
awake – but we
milk that lull
for all its worth,
add a splash into
our morning
coffee, have
manhattan all
to ourselves
.
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there is little to

there is little to
no room for forty winks and
a yawn in the thick

of monday in the city –
the city always resists
.
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exhaustion pulls you

exhaustion pulls you
away from the station faster
than anything else –

one moment, we are listening,
the next, we are asleep, dreaming
.
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