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A Chasm in Time


A Chasm In Time

Sleepless, as the night falls,

And while silence fills the air.

The dimness holds peace for all,

Though, vacantly I stare,

Into the abyss of my thoughts so deep,

Tough to decode.

Some colours in my dreams I seek,

With some blessings bestowed.

Emotions get heavy and overtly surreal,

Desperate in despair,

With failing efforts to conceal.

Melodies come to the rescue,

To soothe and console

The wretched voices that speak inside,

And hence rejuvenates the soul.

Yet, sleepless, as time goes on,

And blankly I stare,

In the chasm in time that lies ahead,

Wondering if that's fair.

Farah N Huq

Life has it's ups and downs. There are times when one may find it hard to move at the fast pace of the surrounding world. The soul needs to heal, and desperately seeks a break. Nights turn longer, and you realize that time, for you, has stopped! Insomnia can be a curse.

My eyelids are heavy

But my thoughts are heavier

© 2020 Farah N Huq


Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 21, 2020:

I agree with you, Kyler. It's a struggle and a curse at the same time. I am happy to know that you liked it. It's my personal favourite. :) Thank you!

Kyler J Falk from California on April 20, 2020:

For a long time I struggled with insomnia, I'd stay up for days to the point of blaring headaches and hallucinations. The pain of it is maddening, and not knowing when it will end and you can finally close your eyes even more so.

You captured the struggle, not only astutely, but beautifully as well!

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 10, 2020:

Thank you, Mitara N, for your comment. You've given a very vivid description of a typical sleepless night. Looking forward to more from you.

Mitara N from South Africa on April 09, 2020:

Life and its challenges are a never-ending tale.

I for one have had many sleepless nights, mind never switches off, eventually falling asleep towards the morning parts or continue through the next day until I tire out. Music is always my go to, I find it very meditational and soothing.

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 09, 2020:

Thank you so much, MG Singh. Stay blessed!

MG Singh emge from Singapore on April 09, 2020:

You write nice poems. This one is lovely.

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 09, 2020:

Thank you so much Chatra Ram for your encouraging comment. Stay blessed and keep sending your feedbacks.

CHATRA RAM from BARMER INDIA on April 09, 2020:

good poems

Farah N Huq

Farah N Huq (author) from Dhaka, Bangladesh on April 08, 2020:

Did you ever go through problems in your life that made time stop for you? How did you cope with it?

Please feel free to leave your comments, opinion or questions below. I'll be more than happy to answer them.

With love,

Farah N Huq

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