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I Don’t Sleep Anymore

So Restless

I don’t sleep anymore

I lie awake

Never really sure

Times when sleep does find me

Dark dreams haunt me

One after the other

At the speed of lightning

New ones play over and over

I don’t sleep anymore

How did I get here

So restless

My body aches

I don’t sleep anymore

Wondering how things got this way

Wondering what will make it all okay

I don’t even know

Something's not right

I can feel it in my bones

Anxiety overwhelms me

Lately it’s the only loyal companion I’ve known

I lie awake at night

Wondering who will be the next to die

Constantly living in fear and dread

Who will be the next one dead

I don’t sleep anymore

I fear I won’t wake up

However irrational it may be to you

It’s very real in this brain of mine

I want to heal

I want to feel alright

I don’t sleep anymore

My eyes are heavy

I awake more tired and weary than when I first laid

My body fighting itself

My mind not coming to help

I don’t sleep anymore

I’m losing my mind

In a prison of my own

How do I make it out alive? 

Tonia Sky
Tonia Sky

“Vulnerability is terrifying. The courage it takes to reveal your heart is one of the most daunting... and yet rewarding experiences in life. It will set you free.” - The Better Man Project

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