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Sleepless Nights

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Sleepless Nights

Sleepless nights have passed me by.
How many hours do I lie
Awake, Dreamless, Weary, Afraid
That this curse is something I've made?

Do all the choices that I make
While I'm coherent and awake
Somehow affect the way I rest?
Or contribute to my distress?

If the answer is yes, then pray;
Tell me of some simple way
That I could once again meet sleep,
To dream my dreams, and my dreams keep.

They say night is darkest before the dawn,
But my sleepless nights have been too long.

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  1. Date: 11/9/2012 6:38:00 AM

    Yes, sleepless nights ARE very LONG.... Very well written Tara, I like it. - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 11/9/2012 5:21:00 AM

    As an insomniac I totally sympathise with anyone that does not sleep it gets one down completely I an so envious of those that sleep You captured this well c..