This week the Sisterwives were honored to have Matticus guest post twice. The first post was about the perception of cowardice and the second was about insomnia. Today I have an extra surprise for the SisterWives community; a poetic duet titled Insomnia written by Matticus and I.
Written by Matticus and Hastywords
Tip-toeing through mind’s shadows,
Desperate to avoid the dangling drop,
And tightening noose of the gallows:
The dark memories that refuse to stop.
Thoughts, like ants, cover every surface
The walls and ceilings alive with rumors
A bizarrely unorganized mental circus
Insomnia, playing its endless maneuvers
To toss and battle or turn and retreat,
There is too much chaotic crawling to ignore,
Even flight would require a rising beat,
Indecisiveness furthers the internal war.
Yesterday visits needlessly unresolved
Twisting the debris inside my mind
Into this raging storm, anxiety evolved
Now hastier than the tick…
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