Why am I still awake
At this ungodly hour?
I try to force my eyelids closed,
But it is not within my power
To fall into that nightly spell.
I’ve thoughts to think and words to tell.
I try to rest my brain
But words keep tumbling in;
Far too many surging wraiths
For me to think of turning in.
I’ll try to pick just one
To empty out my mind.
Maybe something good will come
A blessing in disguise.

originally written on 11/2/11


3 thoughts on “Awake

  1. wastelandexplorer says:

    This is beautiful. Reminded me of the times I have too much on my mind to fall asleep.

  2. thank you so much for all of your encouraging comments! They mean a lot to me 🙂 Keep writing wastelandexplorer!

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