Quarkoala

United States

Finding Sleep

April 13, 2021

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journey out
into a forest of thoughts
dislike some throughts
enjoy some thoughts
bask in the excitement
of new thoughts every moment
then remember the goal
to go to sleep
try to run away
run away from the thoughts
find a clearing in the forest
but a clearing with thoughts
not as many
but still there are thoughts
thoughts that lead back
to the dense areas
of the forest of thoughts
but keep going back
back to a clearing
any clearing
for out of all those clearings
in one
just one
will you find sleep
waiting sleepily to greet you

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3 Comments
  • nolongeractive

    This piece is so good!! I cannot get over your talent and the way you demonstrate your emotions in the piece. Also, I feel like the way you organized the piece was just brilliant. Thank you for sharing this piece. I cannot wait to see what else you write!


    26 days ago
  • ScarlettLucian

    "A forest of thoughts": I love the metaphor and how you use it to tell a story within the poem!


    26 days ago
  • Tachi

    3rd line last word- "throughts"
    I think you mean thoughts


    26 days ago