Tag Archive: insomnia

Arrugh, with a side of “what?”

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Ah, the 3:30 am wake-up dream. Yep, you read that right. Full color and as real as it gets. Some days I have to wonder if my mind inhabits several bodies at once. … Continue reading

What it’s like…

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The attic rattles with flying squirrels tearing at my boxes; treasures shredded, thrown, used as urinals while they bounce against the walls. Why wasn’t I a better child…a better wife., mother, person, lover,… Continue reading

Writing styles

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It’s 4 in the morning.  What strange thoughts has insomnia brought forth today? How can you find your “voice” by copying someone else’s style? Some people fly through the create-o-sphere at starship speed,… Continue reading

The writer’s not-quite-bright cat

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Other Brother Coon Cat (OBCC) is about to find my last nerve and stomp on it. . I was sleeping soundly when, around 11:45, I heard a BAM, a rustling of bushes, and… Continue reading

Repeat after me…

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Repeat after me, brain… I am sleepy… I am sleepy… I am… Awake. That’s enough poetry for today. And, yes, I know it’s not Friday.  At least I think I know it’s not… Continue reading

It’s only 12:22?

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I have to admit.  I thought the clock was upside down. It’s not 8 minutes until 7:00 am?  Really? At least Insomnia could have the decency to wait until the obligatory 3:00am stare-at-the-wall… Continue reading

Brain Drain

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I’m looking for my brain.  If anyone out there finds it, there’s no reward.  I think it’s lost inside the bowels of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).   Why would I want to pay… Continue reading

Insomnia therapy

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The dogs were quiet tonight.  Odd, but refreshing. No cats jumping on my stomach (their way of saying FEED ME!!!)  So then, why am I up at 2 in the morning? THIS kept… Continue reading

Alien Daydreaming

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Tossing around trying to find comfort and I finally accept the truth.   I can’t sleep.   A scene forms on my eyelids like an old-style movie projector.  I’m walking through the engine room… Continue reading

Insomni-OW

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“Why,” you might ask, “Are you up at 2 in the morning guzzling sugar wafers?” Imagine you’re sleeping when the sound of a propeller next to your ear brings you out of nirvana… Continue reading