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Sleepless

Unable to fall asleep.
Head unable to stop pounding.
Feeling dizzy as can be, tired as can be, but just can't fall asleep.
I've tried to lie down but every time i do then i still can't sleep. My body wants and needs to go to sleep, but my mind wanders doesn't want to. my mind wanders off to a far away land where everything is just right and reality doesn't exist.
As I sit here writing this I picture myself in bed and asleep and dreaming away as if nothing is wrong. Sleeplessness. Why can't I sleep.
I guess I'm just having one sleepless night. I guess I'll try to fall asleep again.I hope i can
Goodnight.



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delz4 said...
Aug. 25, 2011 at 10:45 pm
I like how it came across as if you were writing it in the middle of the night; a little haphazard and whimsical 
 
Garnet77 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 25, 2011 at 5:12 am
Interesting article. I guess I could relate. I hate sleepless nights :)
 
MidnightFireThis teenager is a 'regular' and has contributed a lot of work, comments and/or forum posts, and has received many votes and high ratings over a long period of time. said...
Aug. 1, 2011 at 10:38 am
on line 5 I think you forgot to put 'and' after 'wanders...'
 
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