I Want To Sleep

I want to sleep soundly
I don’t want a drink or pills
I just want peace of mind
Losing a minute of sleep
Compounds all my ills

So what about tomorrow?
Who can really say?
I just need to let it come
Losing a minute of sleep
Ruins the next day

I wonder about the past
And say what if and what for
I just need to forget all that
Losing a minute of sleep
Remembering what I should ignore

I want to sleep all night
And start the day anew
I just need to believe
Losing a minute of sleep
Makes me question what is true

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ginjill ashberry 4 years ago

I just want to sleep zzz.. I can relate to this. Simply profound.

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snakeslane 4 years ago from Canada

I can relate too. Good night, sweet dreams. Regards, snakeslane

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The Suburban Poet 4 years ago from Austin, Texas Author

@ginjill - Thank you.... I've been doing too much tossing and turning lately...

@snakeslane - Thank you too! I slept good last night.... so there's hope.

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HattieMattieMae 4 years ago from Limburg, Netherlands

lol i love sleeping and feel it does heal you. :) I love the peace and serenity along with the calmness. :)

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