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in my head
by Danielle Mundy

Sunday, September 10, 2006
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ok..so this is just a ramble...I made the mistake earlier of taking a nap and now I'm TIRED and can't sleep..and I can;t even blame it on coffee this time!!! lol anyway..this makes more sense if you ignore the line breaks while reading it..it's supposed to move fast and kind of chaotic :p

soft candle-light
burns red eyes
painfully dry
barely seeing
lashes flutter closed..
whispers caress my skin
jolting me awake
a shadow at the corner of my eye
moving, shifting shape
bleary-eyed I turn..
but it's gone
was it there?
the whispers stir again
nod off to sleep
then snap awake
eyes glazed in a blinded stare
I've lost an hour
or is it three?
time just isn't real
or is that me?
god I'm craving sleep
inner release
some kind of fucking peace
but the shadows
shift again and now I see
what's never there
my thoughts taunting me
but it's not real
it's in  my head
or so I think
I don't know

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/14/2006
This is very effective and I can relate to it. Lately, that's been happening to me. Thank you, Danielle. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Robert Fullerton 9/14/2006
Now I know why I always return to your works!

This is awesome, Danielle...Bob
Reviewed by Daniel McTaggart 9/11/2006
I think this is wonderful, Danielle. My own sleep problems due to depression have cropped up lately. So I know how hard it is to bring sleep when you really need it. One of my "cures" for insomnia is reading a stack of comic books.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 9/11/2006
Oh my been there done that so many times I thought I was crazy....but good to see I am not alone....lol!!

Wow I love your Bio pic...great art inspiration to me!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 9/10/2006
Ah the angst... you have caught the moment, the irritation of 'the failya to sleep.'

Ron
Reviewed by William Bonilla 9/10/2006
Bennn done that
did you try a glass of warm milk
with a shot of rum?
or a taste of classical music

Love & Peace
William
Reviewed by K. Mulroney 9/10/2006
Been there! When the body is tired and the mind just won't stop! Nicely done!
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 9/10/2006
Insomnia sometimes does funny things to our minds, I agtee. You have described the feelings so well.

Sandie May Angel a.k.a. Sandie Angel
Reviewed by A PAX 9/10/2006
loved this
you captured it perfectly.......good style
Reviewed by Victor Buhagiar (Reader) 9/10/2006
You're fighting sleep..worst thing in the world. Imagine you're on an invisible plane, hear it's droning, relax and look at the fields below, one after another, never ending, don't think just stare.....Victor
BTW why :p..?
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 9/10/2006
Seems you are going in the direction of my club of loons...? Go take a walk around your neighborhood before bed, leaving insomnia on the furtherest (word?) corner...sleep well...ed
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