Sleepy Head

By I IS ME

Looking into the mirror
To see who I should be
But who's staring back
I decide isn't me

He seems happy
There's a twinkle in his eyes
There's a calmness about him
And I don't know why

There's slight bruising to face and chest
For some reason I ache body and mind
But it's the good kind 
All I need is rest

But sleep wont come
Something wont let me be
There's an after taste
That's causing a stir in me

I can't recollect, the voices are back
Looking at the vanity and the deck is stacked
Everything's layed out for the final act
But staring into the mirror, I see your back

Half hidden, buried beneath the covers
I see your tail hanging from beneath the covers
Yes reality suddenly returns 
And so back to bed I return

My friend, my lover, my succubus
Revealer of the matrix
Decipherer of my numbers
Welcomes me back and helps me with slumber  

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Copyright 2018 I IS ME
Published on Saturday, May 12, 2018.     Filed under: "Love" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

just rambling, reminiscing
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  • Luna Jay On Friday, July 13, 2018, Luna Jay (540)By person wrote:

    Sounds like u are talking to your other side, I could be completely wrong but I have another side and that's what I felt as I read this ink

  • I IS ME On Friday, July 13, 2018, I IS ME (545)By person wrote:

    To embrace who we truly are relieves a lot of complications

  • I IS ME On Monday, May 14, 2018, I IS ME (545)By person wrote:

    We want to thank everyone for reading and their comments. Kaiser Black and Dwells,we're just trying to get this thing right as you guys obviously have.

  • dwells On Sunday, May 13, 2018, dwells (5780)By person wrote:

    Almost werewolfish at first but the later tail was a piece of unexpected art. Cheers IIM! - Dan

  • I IS ME On Sunday, May 13, 2018, I IS ME (545)By person wrote:

    Yes midnights voice did know how to close it out. But We're happy that we put a piece out that you enjoyed. We may have to think of something that cant be guessed ahead. We don't know maybe, but thanks for the read and comments.

  • I IS ME On Sunday, May 13, 2018, I IS ME (545)By person wrote:

    We thank you Bornfrompain for both read and comment.We also appreciate the work that you've been putting in. We've been dining at your table frequently. Please keep them coming.

  • midnights voice On Sunday, May 13, 2018, midnights voice (1265)By person wrote:

    Ha ha , I had to chuckle on this one . I thought it was a demom in the bed and I guess I was right . Yay !

  • Bornfrompain On Sunday, May 13, 2018, Bornfrompain (791)By person wrote:

    This was one of your best!! Well done! - BFP

  • I IS ME On Sunday, May 13, 2018, I IS ME (545)By person wrote:

    We thank you Purposelessness, you are one of a few that read and comment on of our mushy pieces. The readers on DP generally don't like our style of love poetry.

  • Purposelessness On Sunday, May 13, 2018, Purposelessness (132)By person wrote:

    Started off sad but ended on a happy note, the way all bedtimes should end. I enjoyed this thank you.

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