A Chasm In Time

Updated on April 8, 2020

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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.

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
02.04.2020

My eyelids are heavy

But my thoughts are heavier

Do you suffer from insomnia?

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    © 2020 Farah N Huq

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      • Farah N Huq profile imageAUTHOR

        Farah N Huq 

        4 weeks ago from Dhaka, Bangladesh

        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!

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        Kyler J Falk 

        4 weeks ago from Corona, CA

        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 profile imageAUTHOR

        Farah N Huq 

        6 weeks ago from Dhaka, Bangladesh

        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.

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        Mitara N 

        6 weeks ago from South Africa

        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 profile imageAUTHOR

        Farah N Huq 

        6 weeks ago from Dhaka, Bangladesh

        Thank you so much, MG Singh. Stay blessed!

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        MG Singh 

        6 weeks ago from Singapore

        You write nice poems. This one is lovely.

      • Farah N Huq profile imageAUTHOR

        Farah N Huq 

        6 weeks ago from Dhaka, Bangladesh

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

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        CHATRA RAM 

        6 weeks ago from BARMER INDIA

        good poems

        Farah N Huq

      • Farah N Huq profile imageAUTHOR

        Farah N Huq 

        6 weeks ago from Dhaka, Bangladesh

        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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