Tag Archives: sleeping

Think I’m Just Going To Lie Down For A Min . . . ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

How tiring and rough was this week?  I think I just cricked my neck by looking up at the ceiling.  I know I got 6-7 hours of sleep every night, so I’m rested.  I didn’t even jump out of bed … Continue reading

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Let Sleeping Authors Lie

So, I had an idea for a theme this week and it was ‘Eat, Drink, and Be Merry’.  I thought the first two worked together and decided that sleeping should be mentioned.  Anyway, these three things are fairly essential to … Continue reading

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7 Tips for When You Get an Idea During Bedtime

We’ve all been there.  Just as your head hits the pillow, an idea pops up.  Maybe it’s something new or maybe it’s the solution to a story you couldn’t figure out.  Either way, you’re in a dark room and starting … Continue reading

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A Time to Nap

 Muscles ache And thoughts limp along The week has not been kind Brutal in its hours With deadlines at your heels A break comes within sight Glistening on the horizon Blocked by papers appointments And traffic forged from Hell Even … Continue reading

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In Memory of Sleep

A glorious weekend That starts before the light Not with a whisper Or an alarm Or the urging call of nature The child can be heard talking Announcing his arrival Going back to close his door Then hurrying across Imaginary … Continue reading

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Swallowed by Gaia

(Before the poem, this was one of my favorite games as a teen and I typed in ‘Earthen Womb’ for a picture. Found it funny that this piece of my past turned up when I was in the mood for … Continue reading

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From the Vault: Bedroom Shadows

Chittering noises From the closet depths And under beds Disguised as wind Or settling wood The monsters wait Kept at bay By blankets And a tiny light Jutting from the wall Spindly legs Tap the shadow fringe Searching for a … Continue reading

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