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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Poetry & Instagram
a year 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...
Insurmountable Climb
a year ago
The corporate ladder is probably the coldest term one could utter in the working world For one with burning motivation, it's baffling to watch people stagnate, discontent with their positions, but rem...
Making Sound, Not Speaking
a year ago
words don't work anymore they can't open the door they can't light the way to a better path I try to make sense of things, but it doesn't add up in the math conversations don't heal either of us we ju...
a year ago
I glance over my shoulder waiting for a passing shadow One I’ve seen just a few too many times at a not so far a distance, following me A flash of movement I’m not meant to see Phantom footprints much...
Wound Path
a year ago
Is it still love if I settle for a love that has sank so deep, into the sea of complacency? Fallen below the waves, to be tangled in the seaweed It’s comfortable, it’s relaxed nor do I particularly wa...
Following Gulliver
a year ago
He’s left standing on the walkway overlooking the loading bay wondering when the one he waits for will come home. Yet this captain he cares for has the spirit to roam. He understands the temptation th...