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Another sleepless night ...


Here it comes again ...
That same old feeling,
The one that always makes me want to scream.
The pounding headache ...
The migraine won't quit,
The urge relentlessly invades my dreams.
There is no escape ...
No denying it,
I'm just too damn weak to try and resist.
It's the temptation ...
That pulls me in deep,
Like a filthy habit I just can't quit.
Here it comes again ...
That same old feeling,
It's calling my name and urging me on.
It's my affliction ...
The monkey on my back,
That just keeps raping my brain until dawn.
Here it comes again ...
That same old feeling ~ ~


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irreverent commented on Insomniac


Thoughts circling, ever circling, scavenger birds over a battlefield.



Nice Analogy Irreverent! :) Exactly the feeling I get lol! I see you have some knowledge of this subject too! Thanks again! :) Ken

melaquejudy commented on Insomniac


I think most of us who have reached adulthood with all its complications can certainly relate to this. Well put!



Thanks again Melaquejudy! Unfortunately I believe you are right .. all to many, including myself relate to this one. Thanks again for the read and comments! : ) Ken

am2anangel commented on Insomniac


love the repetition in this one. I feel your aggravation of a sleepless night. well done. -Tonya



Thanks Tonya! :) I suffer from insomnia .. more often than I'd like to admit and thought that I'd express it in this piece. Thanks again! :) Ken

Heartfelt commented on Insomniac


I'm an insomniac myself. I'm 20 and I've been the same way for as long as I can remember. I understand perfectly. Very good write, Sir.



Thanks Heartfelt! :) I am sorry that you too are inflicted with this ailment. I have been dealing with this also for most of my life. But, I look at it this way .. there are many worse ailments to be inflicted with and with this one there is actually a benefit .. We get to experience more life. As my Grandfather once told me .. There is plenty of time to sleep when you're dead. :) Thanks again! :) Ken

Kanicki commented on Insomniac


Ken - great write I will read this one again this evening while counting sheep trying to catch some zzz - it isn't easy - LOL. So many of us suffer trying to fall into a peaceful slumber to awake feeling rested. Sleep like a baby my friend...LOL



Thanks Kanicki! :) I am a Night Owl and I only require bout 3 to 4 hrs sleep .. My body can be totally exhausted ... but the mind doesn't stop racing! Sleep like a baby? lol! Can't remember when I slept like that ... but I'll try just for you! lol! :) Thanks again ... Sleep tight ... and Knighty nite! :) Ken



Sweet Dreams and have a good Knight...LOL

If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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