The Persistant Insomniac

Late at night

her eyes are wide open

as two full moons

beaming out in the dark.

Inside fires burn

flames flicker and refuse

the stillness of sleep.

 

She gets up

grabs her book

a sweater

a snack

and keeps a late night kitchen vigil

with insomnia…

–this date with quiet–

delicious silent solitude.

 

She feeds her soul

with bread and words,

then rubs her fingers together,

lights the surrounding gloom with sparks

and writes fire!

5 thoughts on “The Persistant Insomniac

  1. Waverlea Koenig

    In the quiet of the night , our consciousness expands to far away places, that give a peaceful relief from the busyness of the day! Remember coffee late in the day can make sleep harder to find😉

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