Tag: sleep

$43 and A Stained Pillow Later

$43 and A Stained Pillow Later

I woke up at 1:00pm today, which in other words–according to my mother–is a clear indicator that I am suffering from depression. Lucky for her, …

 

You’ve Had a Weird Day

You’ve Had a Weird Day

Here it comes. The hanging moment between vibrant colors and sharp teeth; the point of lingering before the hour in which I fight against the …

 

Easier Dispensed than Spent

Easier Dispensed than Spent

I have a horrible tendency to let myself down in lieu of others. It’s completely partial to my people-pleasing aesthetic and partly compelled by my …

 

From a Lily to a Holla, Ladylike Ensues

From a Lily to a Holla, Ladylike Ensues

I’ve become tragically thoughtless. A full week has gone by where I’ve neither been stimulated emotionally nor infused intellectually to the point of the paradoxical …

 

I Do Believe in Fairies

I Do Believe in Fairies

Peace. I’m sitting in my guest bedroom in the basement, the most non-descript room of the house: floral bedsheets, a dark antique bureau (empty except …

 

Anxiety

Anxiety

Anxiety overwhelms me again. The cause of so many sleepless nights, listless lists, undone assignments, unfinished projects. My anxiety puts me through a series of …

 

Tornados

Tornados

Dream last night: There’s a tornado and we have to prepare for it. We use bubbie & papa’s house to do it. All the children are …

 

I Use Paint: Things I’ve Made

I Use Paint: Things I’ve Made

When I can’t fall asleep at night my mind refers to “what-if” mode. (Obviously I’m not trying to fall asleep right now, which is a …