Leigh Fisher

I'm from Neptune. No, not the farthest planet from the sun, but from Neptune, New Jersey. I'm a writer, poet, blogger, and an Oxford comma enthusiast.

I go by @SleeplessAuthor on Twitter and @SleeplessAuthoress on Instagram.

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Robbed Nights
9 months ago
Gluttony and greed are the sins that lie in bed side by side every night. Gluttony demands to be fed, wants to drink until the eyes close. Credit lines climb to their limits greed is never satisfied b...
Lost Wind
9 months ago
she is used to this it has always been like this wind gently dancing in through the windows she was lying beside him, her eyes darting across words emblazoned upon an air purifier sitting unhelpfully ...
Uncertain Waters
9 months ago
“I know everything,” he professes, though not in quite so few words. Oh, no, it’s with many more comments on many more topics. He tells everyone how much he knows, how wise he is, again. Again. And ag...
A Morning Story
9 months ago
He tosses the knife in the trash at the train station so casually just like a dozen others toss out their coffee cups or used tissues he disposes of this object in a place so decrepit the trains can b...
Speaking the First Word
9 months ago
it is actually quite embarrassing to take the words beating in my mind and circulating in my heart and put them up so that they can live on the floor right above my real name there is no denying that ...
Poetry & Instagram
10 months ago
If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’re a poet, or a writer of some type. If you’re not a poet, but enjoy reading poetry, then you are awesome and one of my favorite people in the world. There are not nearly enough people out there who are like you, enjoying poetry because it’s a pleasure to read. The above video sums up a lot of my thoughts on why I decided to join Instagram in April 2018 to share my poetry, but I have a few more closing thoughts to add. The average person, someone...