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sleepless nights

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sleepless nights

So tired
Ready to hit the sack
I lay there restless
Legs twitching,
Arms moving in mid-air
A sudden jolt and I'm completely awake
There is no sound in our house,
No lights on
Only the sound of moving traffic on state route 66
So why can't I sleep?

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  1. Date: 7/5/2013 9:43:00 PM

    good luck in the contest

  1. Date: 7/4/2013 9:25:00 PM

    I suffer from insomnia if I worry about something. Sometimes, avoidance of the thoughts of precarious events is not possible.

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 8:39:00 AM

    I had a similar feeling last night after being on vacation for 5 days. I was exhausted enough, but not enough to stay sound asleep? I'm just weird. lol Great piece, Karen! :)