A bit on the possessive side

By TropicalSnowstorm

These days Insomnia
has become my swirling,
intoxicating lady-friend.

She's a bit on the
possessive side and insists
on spending every night
after constantly dragging me
to parties with Idle Thoughts,
her annoying chum from school.

We sit up and watch TV,
but I can't hear a damn thing
with her continuous prattle -
"Rye bread mold can cause insanity?"
"That Brazilian girl was cute!"
"I'd love to visit Easter Island."

She's quite addictive,
but I need to find a way
to let her down easy.

-- 10/9/2001

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Published on Tuesday, October 9, 2001.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: I'm a sucker for a well written personification of a problem. Insomnia, what a lady indeed. She and I have been together for many years, and we've got a pretty working relationship now. I like the way you wrote her out. And yeah, sometimes it's oh so hard to let her down easy. But for the sake of your sanity, you have to. Not your fault if she keeps coming around after right? Great piece, nice share. I really enjoyed this.

  • McAahny On Thursday, February 14, 2013, McAahny (9)By person wrote:

    "idle thoughts / her annoying chum from school." you brought this lady to life really well, I had fun reading this.

  • BetaWolfinVA On Monday, February 4, 2013, BetaWolfinVA (894)By person wrote:

    insomnia sucks, doesnt it love the way you personified this bane Scholar

  • A former member wrote: she's a bit on the possessive side....those are always the worst.. but i like it good writing Scholar

  • xserratedsoulx On Wednesday, January 18, 2006, xserratedsoulx (214)By person wrote:

    the problem is that it's so easy to submit to possessive people. it's so easy to just let them wrap their rules around you like a giant blanket, adn you know you should leave, but it's just not worth the effort. ~lauren~

  • MGood On Friday, October 22, 2004, MGood (62)By person wrote:

    cute.. I like this.

  • aXe FactoR On Saturday, June 5, 2004, aXe FactoR (342)By person wrote:

    wow...cool write on this, your style is very unique & one of a kind. i liked it. -MeL-

  • A former member wrote: man your work fuels the imagination. you're an AWESOME poet!

  • KittyStryker On Sunday, March 23, 2003, KittyStryker (736)By person wrote:

    Very well done! Totally a favorite!

  • Jonas On Thursday, March 6, 2003, Jonas (766)By person wrote:

    you pearch a little higher than most of us, a gargoyle with an amazing perspective on the things the mindless must call mundane

  • liquid_emotion On Thursday, February 20, 2003, liquid_emotion (356)By person wrote:

    You are a seriously talented writer and oh, how glad I am to have found you! Great personification

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