Insomnia,I can not sleep.

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Insomnia,I can not sleep. Insomnia,I can not sleep.

Poem by: Desilu

Genre: Poetry

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Poem by: Desilu

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Genre: Poetry

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Summary

suffering from insomnia

Summary

suffering from insomnia

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Submitted: June 12, 2012

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Submitted: June 12, 2012

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I lie in bed

and hear the creaking 

of the tired old beams

settling for the night.

Weary,yet restless,I can not sleep.

I slide from my bed

and open the window.

The night clutches at my skin

with icy fingers.

I see half a moon and millions of stars.

Nothing moves,the air is still.

I think I can smell the river.

I feel I am out of sync

Like a badly dubbed film.

Thoughts refuse to form in my brain,

so I stand and wait

for the pink fingers of Dawn

to grasp the sky.


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