Monday, September 24, 2012

Sleep

                                                                   Image by Jennifer M Parrot
Image: Thoughts and Dream Reflection
Source: Licensed through Wikimedia Commons (here)

Snugly in bed at
rest lulling himself to sleep
Sanctuary of sorts

Murky images
Suddenly encroached the scene
Tussled to be heard

Good dreams in tatters
Consciousness in abeyance
Struggled to control

Succumbed to the force
Bad dreams manifest itself
Worry was the cause

Shared with  Real Toad's Open Link Monday and Haiku Heights' September Heights Day 25 P#184 with prompt -sleep- 

27 comments:

  1. oy, worry will def wreck your sleep and your dreams...and often the worry is unfounded as well...that is where the dark side of imagination creeps in...

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  2. Hiya,
    I reckon we all know the feeling: a good dream spoilt by interloping worries is such a downer :-)
    I am impressed with your clutch of haiku.

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  3. very well said and so well captured in few words....

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  4. Yeah worrying about all the crap from the day at night
    Is surely a sleepless plight
    Hate it

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  5. Lovely words ... deeply emotive !!!

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  6. Wrangling with worrisome dreams...never as fun as it could be unless one has a poignant meaningful dream begging interpretation. Nicely done, Hank.

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  7. The medication I take give me vivd dreams some not so good.
    Your verse captured the mood.
    Great read.
    Yvonne.

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  8. Stress and worry....the bane of humans....ruins lots of the day straight into the night....

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  9. Oh, what havoc stress can wreak with perfectly fine dreaming.

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  10. Great images you have painted here with your lovely haiku Hank. Wonderful composed series.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  11. You've said so much in so few words... worry can rob us of rest as well as a good night's sleep... I hate those intruding images just as I'm seeking refuge...

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  12. Worry does it every time! Great set !

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  13. I agree worry can cause a lot of sleepless nights ~

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  14. Great write--I am often up at night--I read and read-- you captured it so well!

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  15. I hate when worry seeps into our dreams~ OUR escape should have a trap door! You wrote this so well!
    Hank you did a great job~

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  16. I can get entire picture of sleep and dreams in this haiku.....Lovely work Hank!

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  17. Those worrisome thoughts and fears we take to bed with us are sure to unlock the door to nighttime demons. Fortunately for me, it usually means sleeplessness rather than nightmares. Probably a defense mechanism against the things you describe so well in your haiku.

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  18. The upside of chronic fatigue is rarely having a sleepless night - the hard part is waking up, hee hee. So sorry, kiddo.

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  19. Great set. You've NO need to worry about your creativity

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  20. Worry and bad dreams...lethal combination to sleep.

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  21. This is a wonderful piece of work!!! Well done !!!


    Building Lego Dreams!

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  22. A good simulation of the bad dream method. Well done.

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  23. Well done! So far everything has been all good dreams, but we know better!

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  24. ...to be able to sleep like a child- worry free.

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  25. I hate when you can't even escape worry through sleep.

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