NaPoWriMo: Playing Catch-up

After my three-day-long absence, I’ll bet some of you thought I’d forgotten all about National Poetry Writing Month. Not so! I had to choose between getting enough sleep and posting poetry. I chose sleep. I couple of nights ago, I had a fitful night of weird dreams and creepy nightmares. I wrote this poem on Thursday and have finally gotten around to posting it here, now that I’ve had a chance to catch up on some much-needed sleep.


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Endless night of garbled dreams
Scattered wisps of memories
Evaporate by morning light

Nightmares stalk me through the day
The horror barely kept at bay
Afraid to fall asleep tonight.

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