I’m Not Sleeping

Don’t wake me.
I’m not sleeping…
lead-pillow-weight,
stains from weeping.

This… creeping…

thing

calls to me,
from the abyss.

I would be
remiss
if I failed
to tell you,

Do not wake it,”

because, neither
it, nor me,
are sleeping
in our

ever-wretched

abyss.


©️ CGT, 2018.

Talk to me.