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Dreaming Insomniac

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Below is the poem entitled Dreaming Insomniac which was written by poet Toneka Bona. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Dreaming Insomniac

Tossing and turning
The hot flusters that rule the night
Moaning and groaning
Eyes closed mind wide open
Sobbing and sighing 
A hundred voices in an empty room
Your pupils whizz around under your eyelids
Your chest heaves 
Cheeks red and damp
As you turn your weak body to the made-up side of the bed
All neat and pristine 
Unlike your own which is damp and disarrayed
 You hear the ticking time
And you let the sound of time take you back 
Back to when you shared this bed with another 
Remember the peaceful slumber with your lover
Now you are an insomniac in solitude
Tormented by memories while the world is silent and still
You toss and turn
Trying to flee from the past 
While he moves forward soundly 
Poor insomniac
You dreaming insomniac.

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  1. Date: 6/14/2013 11:02:00 PM

    Toneka. Stopping by with a sweet smile and a warm Welcome to Poetry Soup. Wishing you the best when it comes to your poems. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here. Starting with me. SKAT :-) Please drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you like. I would like to be your newest poetry soup fan....... God Bless.......... Hugs* "SKAT"

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 9:55:00 PM

    Hi Toneka. Dropping in with a nice warm WELCOME to poetry soup. My name is Linda; I’m here to invite you on over to my latest contest. You will find the contest page on the top left hand side* please consider my contest in the future* hopefully I can be one of your first poetry soup friends. You are welcomed to look for me anytime you need certain feedback on any given poem. I look forward in following you and your poetry. Hope to hear from you soon. You will enjoy the community; we are one big happy family. (Drama & Love- LOL) * Always * ;-) Linda

  1. Date: 6/14/2013 1:01:00 AM

    - Well written poem, Toneka. - Thank you - Welcome to P-Soup! - Hope you will get much pleasure from sharing your thoughts and words here with us. - Have fun with poetry. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 6/13/2013 5:24:00 AM

    Nicely written. Welcome to the Soup. Rick

  1. Date: 6/12/2013 6:35:00 PM

    An interesting piece Toneka ''Tormented by memories while the world is silent and still'' Thats my favorite phrase champ.