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For the first time I understand

That which keeps awake

The insomniac


A punishing mind that

Denies respite to eyes that 

Continue to see beyond closure


An endless ream of memories

Tainted with guilt and humiliation;

Voices that are audible  across the years


As I wait these nights for sweet sleep

I feel the pain of the sleepless

The anxiety of the zombies



As sleep knocks on my eyelids
I hold them wide open.
Sleep, wait a little longer I call out.
There are things that need seeing still…
Like the shadows of an autumn romance
Like the wisps of fading memories
The forgotten souvenirs of a life…
Lived in deceiving love’ s very arms.