Treasure Island

A.E.J. Jordan

(Detroit, MI)

1/2 Sleeping


Sleeping completely forever
Just dreaming
Not feeling
Or hurting
½ sleeping is better forever

½ sleeping is hearing
The fan whirl
A car go
Cats wanting some breakfast

Not moving or seeing
My thoughts are just floating
No certain direction
Just random and shapeless
Unaware of my senses
No thoughts of my pills yet

Its fleeting-mere minutes
Before the connection
From my brain to my body
Then the pain is detected
Can’t it last for forever?
½ sleeping is better

Submitted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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