Traitorous Mind

Tom Chizek
Aug 28, 2021


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Late-night staring at the ceiling,

Searching for meaning in the dark,

Listening to night sounds,

Waiting for sleep,

eyelids drooping,

Mind awakes,

Eyelids open,

Staring at the ceiling,




Eyelids droop,

Mind awakes,

And the cycle repeats,

Until dawn comes.



Tom Chizek

Software Engineer by day, Novelist by night