Tag Archives: sleeping

Goodnight, Sleep tight

  I’m sleeping soundly, For the first time in… A while. Unnerved by a new routine I’d rather stay wakeful, Listlessly alert. I sleep on my back, Coffin-practice, That’s good for my spine. It’s harder to wrap arms around me, … Continue reading

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If You Can

If you can, Crave with me the murmured voices, The hidden melancholic melodies in my Wandering mind Roaming to the better parts of past times Better left behind in the fading lines Of ink-smeared paper and Singed fingertips. If you … Continue reading

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Astigmatic

I sometimes sleep so soundly That I’m afraid I’ve died. The objects in my mirror Are closer than they appear, But I’m too prone to whiplash To turn around. I sometimes sleep so restlessly That I’m afraid I’ll never rest … Continue reading

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Detox

Friday night loathing; Deceivingly humid Sweat, approximately scattered with dreams on my sheets. On cue, My eyes flap open And graze on a ceiling Worth staring at, apparently. Groaning like a hurricane I drown myself back into purgatory. I’m gone … Continue reading

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Sleeping

Bodies have rules And rules are broken Tongues have words Never spoken, A tragedy of parts Of veins and bleeding hearts Against fingers and lips Against skin and hips A murmured refusal Turns into a cry And crying and crying … Continue reading

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