Long hours of Darkness
The drip drip of the tap
beats a tattoo in the sink,
the tic tic of the clock
matches my heart beat,
the minutes and hours drag by.
In frustration I kick off the sheets
exposing my body
to the mosquito hovering above,
I reach for the spray,
once again he finds his target.
Restlessly I rise
and heat a glass of milk
swallowing it slowly,
hopefully, I climb back into bed
again I toss and turn,
sleep still won't come.
Sounds of laughter
filter through the night
as someone wanders merrily home.
I still hear the drip drip of the tap
the tic tic of the clock.
At last hours later my eyelids close
as the sun starts its upward climb over the horizon
ending the long, long hours of darkness.
Mosquito found its target
Sleep is such bliss when it comes to you
I know that I am not the only person to suffer through many nights especially in the summer from lack of sleep.
It is so frustrating when you start to doze off and then you hear that horrible sound of someone coming home or an idiot doing a wheelie down the road. Gosh I would like to ring their neck.
It takes ages to settle down again and then when you finally do it the bl...y alarm blares and you wonder where the night went.
Hopefully you do not suffer from this problem too often. It will only cause you more stress before the day begins. Sleep soundly, at least I hope you can.