Tag Archives: sleep

Gears Go Still

The brain spring goes flat, unwinding with a sound somewhere between a hiss and a sigh. The clutch goes in; the gears slowly spin to still; the light goes out; the secret world chuckles: “my turn.” All I can do … Continue reading

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A Man’s Best Friend

Sleep is an illusion tonight I cannot afford. I pay endless bills to the dark disquiet I have accepted. Mortality closing in sometimes gets my best, until the dog comes and loves me, wondering why I’m still awake. My gratitude … Continue reading

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Haiku–Shuffling to Nowhere

There is nothing more distracted than a tired old truck driver lost.   (from thetruckersreport.com)

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So Far, So Good

Who knows what will happen in sleep? I assume I will awaken when the light is just so. So far, so good. (both images from miriadna.com) 

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