Shut My Mind SleepIt's what I needYet I can't shut my mindIts endless chattering Leaves me exhaustedTotally wide awakeLike a silly lark in the skySinging incessantlyNever once shutting upOr ceasing to ask WhyWhyWhy Why gift me such an active mind?Why allow these musings to grind and grind?Why can't I sleep well every single night?Thoughts running … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #157
Why Won't You Grant Me...? I want a deep and dreamless sleep Every night between 11 and sixYet I'm always up and down Yep, up and down Why won't you grant me sleep? I want no brain fog or listlessness Between two and six in the afternoonYet I'm comatose and zombie-ishIn those precious productive daylight … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #89
What you're about to read here on sleep, feels like an extension of my last write-up three months ago on my lack of skills in the areas of resting and relaxing. And it is. Pity. Cos of all the life skills I said I lacked so far, this is the one I really wish I … Continue reading Life Skills I Do Not Have #3 – Deep Sleep
Covid19 has taken over my life in unexpected ways. Tho I'm not confined because I'm on a stay home notice, and I’m not being quarantined, I am a lot more easily irritable and agitated these days. For a while, I couldn't quite understand why. But now I think I do. I seriously suspect that this … Continue reading Three reasons why Covid19 agitates introverts like me
On this the first day of 2020, I've decided to break down here what I plan to do with it. For starters, I will prioritise writing on a daily basis, five days a week (Tue - Sat), 750 words each day. No exceptions. I know I've said this on numerous occasions, but it's gotten to … Continue reading 2020: Stitching. Shrinking. Slowing. Sleeping. Silencing. Singling. Searching. Seeking. Surrendering. Saving. Surging. Surpassing.