• Communication,  open letter

    An Open Letter to Sleep

    Dear Sleep, Why do you elude me? At 4am, when there is a minor rattle from the washing machine that in no sane and rational world would wake any normal person, why do you startle and desert me? Why do you disappear in a clap of silent thunder at 6am when Maya decides to play hopscotch on my head? Why do you vanish like fog and refuse to return, leaving me wild-eyed and desperate for a doze? I love you! Come back to me and wrap me up. Sink me into a coma-like state until morning. Please let me stay with you for at least six hours straight. You don’t…

  • personal,  Uncategorized

    Pillow Talk

      I’m bored, my brain whispers. Shut up, you. I’m bored, it repeats. Go on reddit. No. We’re trying this new thing where we just… drift off to sleep. Do it. No. Come on! It’s supposed to be zen. We just clear all thoughts and fall asleep. No. I have a better idea. Let’s dig up your most embarrassing memory. Definitely not. The one with the…? I know it’s around here somewhere… Jaysus. Could you not? I can’t even glance sideways at that memory, let alone drag it out into the harsh glare of reminiscence! Fine. What about past failures? Veto. There are too many to choose from, honestly. Not…