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Broken records of hours before
Nomadic memories resisting control
I know, I know, my mind is so sore
Sown in the fields of a restless soul

Lost the will to lose the fight
The survivor I never wanted to be
Night to day and day to night
Even the world is mocking me

When will this end?

Even solace granted does not suffice
Never enough, not enough to last
Each night obeys the weighted dice
Another maelstrom fills the forecast

Oh the futility of filling an abyss
The compelling need to do something
Endless and pointless, aimless and restless
A nomadic mind’s eternal suffering

When will this end?

Once was world of color and light
I could hear songs in the whistling wind
Bloodshot eyes stain all in sight
Eardrums beat the brain that has sinned

Tired of sick and sick of tired
Ravaged by ravenous hours of rage
Damn the clock, the tock and tick
Constant reminders of waning age

When will this end?

Oh there are ways, methods to try
Everyone thinks they carry my miracle
Whatever your answer, it is quick to die
I have earned the right to be so cynical

Enslaved to Time’s endless affair
Stumble through yet another day
Charlatan smile below an absent stare
How long has it been, I cannot say

Please end.
I guess I'm in the mood to write poetry. 

Me reading this poem:
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AshleyLingy Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
This is wild. I love it. I know well the effects of sleeplessness, and it can drive you mad quicker than most things. You captured that well here. Nice one!
Crimsonight Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
My writing has never been described as wild before. Thank you! I'm not sure why, but I feel like I just gained something with this comment, like some sort of "achievement unlocked" video game thing, but for writing. =D
BornAngelAuthor Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
Wow, you've put my thoughts into words.
 It is amazing the things that a restless, sleepless night can do to one's mind.
This is beautiful.
Crimsonight Featured By Owner Edited Jul 2, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much! 
Insomnia has been a plague upon my existence for so many years. It feels good to finally give it a form through writing. 
BornAngelAuthor Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
I know what you mean. And the part about people offering a miracle really hits home for me. I've tried so many things and now I just accept it.
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