Tagged: sleep

in the end, we may

in the end, we may
not find symmetry before
it finds us, only

if we are lucky, slipping
into an unwakeable sleep
.
20220817:1444
y

two out of every

two out of every
seven adults desire to
turn their space into

a sandbox – work, play, sleep, just
to feel the sand between their toes
.
20220805:0832
y

it’s two a.m., and

it’s two a.m., and
i cannot find sleep in a
last round of hide-and-

go-seek. playing in the dark
encourages avoidance
.
20220630:0225
y

at the edge of sleep,

at the edge of sleep,
i am waiting for one of
your memories to

pull me down deeper, or is it
one of my memories, dead weight
.
20220630:0143
y

at four fifty-six

at four fifty-six
a.m., the sparrow starts its
daily chirps, calling

us away from sleep, we are all
the planet’s uninvited guests
.
20220614:2042
y

quarter keeping score,

quarter keeping score,
the neighbor and i wake each
other up in the

night, toilet flushing, floorboards
creaking, a simmering silence
.
20220327:0410
y

this morning’s elbows

this morning’s elbows
wake up sour, waiting for me
to give them a new

placement in the randomized
assignments of limbs on bed
.
20210811:0525
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