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Author Name: FreeSilkintears 9 Comments
Date Added: April 24, 2008 09:04:05 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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So now that darkness has set the scene
the enemy has entered the room.
He's always lurking in the dark
sunshine is not the way of his gloom.

He waits patiently for the dark
that is his best defense.
Stirring up all kinds of noise
filling the head with nonsense.

flickering shadows of light
as he dances with his shadow.
He's holding a party tonight
while I escape covering my head with a pillow.

Darkness and I don't like to meet
while everyone else is asleep.
Here sits insomnia at my feet
watching and waiting to leap.

Author's Notes:
What bliss to get some zzzzzzzzzzzzz's
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Comment By: Freejohn carter on June 14, 2009 10:41:07 PM Report
My brain never turns off. I should be asleep now. I know just how you feel.


Comment By: FreeKenneth Hoffman on December 26, 2008 02:17:31 PM Report
Well done!  Dancing shadows put me to sleep.
Comment By: FreeCathy on June 18, 2008 12:35:26 PM Report
Sooooooo many nights I have experienced that and sometimes still do frustrating for sure. Another perfect write hitting the nail on the head with this one

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on May 4, 2008 02:10:15 PM Report
Nothing worse than lying reliving all the worries of the day....


Ali x

Comment By: FreeGlata on April 28, 2008 07:22:40 AM Report
That's what you find here at my  house, too!  I think  it's an epidemic....sighs...and a world-wide one, at that!

I've been sleeping heavily of late, but without rest...and I don't know which is!

And to my charming motel rooms where people think  it's OK to be nasty pigs and leave the sty behind....sighs....



Comment By: FreeAngel on April 25, 2008 04:15:40 AM Report
Helen I wrote the book lol. Not funny when you cant got off and you have to be up early in the morning. I still have to take half a sleeper before bed to get me off in the land of nod. I have tried meditation and  has worked a few times so going to try to ditch the tabs for the natural method with a lavender bath just before bed. No tea and coffe hun after 6 at night.


Excellent write helen


Love Angelxx

Comment By: Premiumlionheart on April 24, 2008 07:38:45 PM Report

Your poems are just touching me all over today m'lady.

I can relate to this write .




Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on April 24, 2008 06:45:53 PM Report
In a move from the early thirties, a guy complained to W.C. Fields about his insomnia. Fields said he knew the cure...get plenty of sleep. If only it were that easy, huh?...len
Comment By: FreeSteve on April 24, 2008 10:46:29 AM Report

A topic we can all related to, insomnia.   This is a condition that completes a day of stress and anxiety.   The imagery is great. 


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