Sleep Routine

Don’t try to sleep, but find ways to relax

Try not! Sleep evades effort.
Your skin will crawl, itch, and spark!
Avoid sleep’s spotlight, relentless demand—
also it’s mother, Insomnia!

Each night, at last, draw to rest
despite the circumstance, prepare
Sleep remains a needy thing
whose neglect induces disorder.



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Try not! Sleep evades effort.
Your skin will crawl, itch, and spark!
Avoid sleep’s spotlight, relentless demand—
also it’s mother, Insomnia!
Each night, at last, draw to rest
despite the circumstance, prepare
Sleep remains a needy thing
whose neglect induces disorder.

Hypnotic Bedtime Lullaby (2022)

“Fall asleep fast”

“Five minutes”

This life!

Conjure sunset . . . and flamingos!

New-tube/ YouTube/ né boob tube

“Healing” oceanic vibe

Flickering, yellowed ripples

Sleep timer on

Digital orb above/ discourages repose

So bright! That’s just like the sun . . .

Don’t look directly, but gaze upon

Waves, the darkest ones

Depths neverendingly swishing

Audible laps, undulating

Tiring eyes

Resting

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