Written by Richard AnkersFebruary 23, 2014 Insomnia (Tanka) there’s a twilight unfolding betwixt and between subtlest grey shades and grim hues as if in a dream eyes closed but still there’s no sleep (Image courtesy of MataHari7 on deviantart.com) Share this:FacebookTwitterStumble MeWhatsAppTumblrLinkedInRedditTelegramPinterestPocketPrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... 36 thoughts on “Insomnia (Tanka)” I can relate to this, nights of insomnia ..always loved ‘betwixt & between’ R. Reply Thanks J Reply I just avoid going to bed until I know I’ll collapse midway to the bedroom–no insomnia for me. Reply Wish I could be like that. Reply “betwixt and between” just met that word 😉 Thank you for sharing. Reply You’re welcome Reply I’m thinking insomnia is now preferable to the nightmares of last night. Reply Sorry D, that’s not good!!! Reply No, it wasn’t but I survived. I know the state way too well. Reply I know what you mean Reply Tbh, It’s that kind of flood that others can’t see yet one’s drowning & drowing. Very true. And when you do get to sleep it’s not good! nightmarish, it is. Well, it’s nice to know I’m not the only one, but I am sorry. No problem 🙂 Exactly. Reply 🙂 Reply For nights like these, I always have the iPod close. Music, soothes me to sleep. Reply I wake up when I turn it off or it stops. Reply I can also relate. I’m been president of the Insomniac club since I was 16… you know, it’s all related to anxiety and feeling that you have no control over your life… Reply I didn’t, but I do now. Still struggle though. Reply I know, I know… Wow, I’m loving these twisted tales. Such a cool idea 🙂 Reply That twisted I posted on wrong piece, I’ll get my coat! Reply LOL Thanks. I may have gone too far with my next one 😁 Reply Insomnia is a wicked mistress… Nice tanka Richard! Hugz ❤ Reply Thank you. I enjoyed your photo shoot talk as well. Now I know what to do. Reply Thanks! And I can’t wait to see that! 🙂 You’ll never see it LOL thank god. O darn! 😦 Oh how I dislike insomnia but great poem! Reply Thanks, Elaine Reply Precisely. I know this trouble to well. Reply I know insomnia too well! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.