Friday, August 26, 2011

140 Characters



She crawls into bed, shutting her eyes
Praying the thoughts go away

They do not

She whispers

Why are you still here?

All I want is to dream

15 comments:

CDG said...

Brutal insomnia in 140 characters. Wow.

Denelle @CaitsConcepts said...

Oh yes... the curse of the mind that won't shut off.. ever! I have so been there!!!

May said...

Been having some nights like this. Powerfully written.

Katie @ Chicken Noodle Gravy said...

Been in that moment before...you just want to pull your hair out when your brain just WON'T shut down! Great job of describing this frustration.

Cheryl said...

Oh, the thoughts that keep us awake at night.

Elaine A. said...

I hope she fell asleep right after that... :)

Galit Breen said...

So been there!

The Drama Mama said...

Oh yes. You captured this fantastically. A poem in 140 characters, from start to finish. perfection!

Jessica Anne said...

Been there. Great job capturing that unrest.

Jenna said...

ugh.
angst
thoughts swirling
anxiety.

I know this feeling. Great job!

letmestartbysaying said...

funny, I read that in a whisper with a scratchy voice. Desperate. Very good job!

Susie Kline said...

Nice...and intense!

logyexpress.com said...

Oh how I hate not being able to sleep. This captures it perfectly.

JDaniel4's Mom said...

I hope the thought find shelter somewhere else and she can sleep.

Leighannn said...

Oh Andrea.
This has so much heartache in it!
There is so much in only 140 characters.

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