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Deprived of Sleep

Eyes watery,
drowsy with the days sights.
red with desperation
they plead for sleep.
but it averts my gaze
and wonders elsewhere.
Neglected, they shut down-
wallowing in the depths of my sockets
leaving sullen impressions
colored purple.
I am awake,
I've been for some time now,
exaustion drains the color from within.
my skin,translucent,
absent of color
you can see the inner workings of my mind
for i am see-through.
It is within my mind
the very thing that deprives me of sleep
it is the memory of you,
that gives me fear of sleep.

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  1. Date: 11/12/2012 5:07:00 AM

    Hope you get a good sleep soon Nicholas, enjoyed your wonderful write, have a beautiful day, love elizabeth

    Bello Avatar Nicholas Bello Date: 11/23/2012 3:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks-You Elizabeth I appreciate it. And I have (gotten a good sleep)