Certain Sleep


For over twenty years,

I lay unconscious in my bed

With the silliest of notions

Galavanting through my head.


I think of the accomplishments

I could have made instead–

I swear I’ll never sleep again

Until the day I’m dead!


Well, now my bones are aching,

And my eyes are turning red;

I think I’ll rest them just a bit,

And lie back on the spread.

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