I wish you knew what it felt like,

to be stuck inside my mind

My mind like a ticking time bomb,

endlessly set on rewind

Thoughts come and go in an instant,

if I’m lucky they don’t reside

But my mind is a ticking time bomb,

endlessly stuck on rewind.





Sleep comes not to the wandering mind

so here I am, stuck on rewind

tired, so tired, unable to find

a reason to shut up the sounds in my sleep

a reason to silence the voice from the deep

a reason to quiet…


that’s all I want for me.


I just want to sleep.



-Copyright: Jennifer K Fuka, 2019.

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