Tag Archives: sleep

Waiting For 5 AM

There’s a loneliness to the 4 am grind. You step outside your apartment for some fresh air, and to escape that oppressive heat that seems to seep from the old walls of old buildings in the summer. It’s like you’re … Continue reading

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Bicycles and Pianos

Cold coffee slept all day dreamed I was trying to ride a bike and that I could play the piano. I took it as real good proof I can do things I never thought I could and that old unforgettable … Continue reading

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Terminal Romance

I’m sitting at a bus stop outside my building at 5 o’clock in the morning. Dawn is coming, and the newspaper delivery vans are cruising the streets and dropping off their bundles. I can’t find the courage to stand up … Continue reading

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When the Buses Start Running

You’ve been up all night. The sun isn’t up yet because it’s the dead of winter. You’ve listened to all of the songs and smoked all of the cigarettes and lived all of the clichés that people told you were … Continue reading

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All Your Mistakes

You fall down onto your pillows and think that this is the night that you’re going to fall asleep right away. This is the night that rest will come easy and you’ll be counting sheep before anything bad can happen, … Continue reading

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Sleeping

I’ve been in a bit of a rut. I think it’s coming down from a few overly productive weeks. But you never know with these things. 1. I fell into bed and sunk. I watched the world above me disappear … Continue reading

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Online Dating

She says that she has a job and a car, and she doesn’t have a drinking problem or an addiction to cigarettes. So, I skip her profile and move on to the next because I have some of those, but … Continue reading

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