To sleep or not to sleep, Is that the Question

Sleep
Body seeking rest
Push forth or lay
Close eyes or persevere

In the doorway
I decide
Move through mindless days
Or rest

Weary from ragged body
Body fighting fatigue
The battle of me is endless

Sleep

Beckoning me from the broom
Beckoning me from the dishes
Beckoning me from the laundry
Beckoning me to leave
the reality of me

Sleep

My retreat from
incomfortability
in my skin
My covers cocoon
No responsibility
Close doors

Sleep

I’m tired

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About goplayintraffic

My Blog, which began as a mommy blog and turned into a writing website, www.write2survive.com, is the product of my years of being home with my children and trying to find ways to keep myself sane. I have always had this feeling, coming from a single mother, that I have to contribute financially and that I have to be able to take care of myself and my children. having been married, being a NYC school teacher, having four children, living in Newtown, CT and trying to find a way to get through each day with a smile has always been something I've strived for. My stories, articles and poems will do a lot of things but mostly make you feel. I think that is what is so wonderful about having the ability to write. I have been given the gift of taking my emotions and transferring them to written word. Once that is done, I can share those words with others who may feel better, maybe just for a moment, but better nonetheless having read my words. I am glad you are here and hope you will stay:)
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