When I am exhausted
My thoughts materialize in words
Why can’t I just fall asleep?
These words must be said or they’ll keep me awake
So here I sit in the darkness of night
Writing so I could fall asleep


About Lulu

I take pleasure in the simplest of things. But most of all I enjoy the stillness, there is so much I feel in it.
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13 Responses to Exhaustion

  1. prospermind says:

    Right on. I could not have said it any better.


  2. rsvendsen07 says:

    I know this feeling.


  3. Paislee Blu says:

    Excellent!! Writing unloads the mind and heart for me.


    • Lulu says:

      Thanks! I agree, I sleep better after too. But sometimes I just wish to sleep as soon as I lay my head down.


      • Paislee Blu says:

        Here’s my fix: I stay up till the wee hours so that I’m well ready to crash as soon as I crawl into bed. I say my prayers quick, remind God to “finish the list for me if I’ve forgotten anybody”, and I’m OUT. But this may not be an option for you, if you still have a career.


      • Lulu says:

        I still work and when I get home I work and when the weekend comes, I work. It’s a never ending cycle. Even with my hectic life, I have trouble sleeping. Maybe there’s too much on my mind.


      • Paislee Blu says:

        It’s definitely a different deal for working women with families–lots of responsibilities that keep the mind running and make sleep a luxury.


  4. Aloysius Stone says:

    Write, write, write!


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