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I Dont Sleep

I don't sleep at night,
Because you haunt my dreams.
Waking up to find you're not here,
Is much harder then it seems.
I'd rather stay awake at night,
Because one thing I know is true,
That without these dreams I dream of us,
I'd never get to be with you.
So I don't close my eyes at night,
And I don't go to sleep,
Because I know that if I do,
I'd be admitting my defeat.
I dont try to be living,
Where I can't face my dreams,
Where every minute gets harder,
So much harder then it seems.
I could stay awake at night,
I could go on and daydream,
Because the moments that I close my eyes,
You'll dissappear out of sight,
So I dont, I dont.go to sleep at night.

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Haunting love of dreams

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Written on July 18, 2021

Submitted by kayla_j on September 06, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 639
Words 135
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 21

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