SoCS: Yawn

I  journal and do morning stream of consciousness exercises, and
I’m again participating in Linda Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday
I write to a timer, 15-20 minutes, no editing except spelling, and of course I add my art!
You can do it too!
Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “yawn.”

sitting at the acupuncturists waiting for mitchell because he ca fall asleep
with needles in him and i did for the first time that day but not for long…
some part of me always says, “needles!” and i wake.
i’ve never slept so much nor been so tired since my mom died.
i am an insomniac but have been sleeping 5-7 hours easily
and if it is not a work day can do a few more after moving about to
shake the pain out of my body…
so tired all the time, yawning in front of the puter when i am writing.
crazy tired.  hoping that there is still recovery in this and i’ve not slipped some
sleep switch where i need 10 hours because that is never going to happen.
i’ve done 4-6 hours most of my life and now my body says moooore sleeep!

that’s all i got.
yawn didn’t take me anywhere.
not yet anyway but the timer’s not gone off so maybe cats sleeping long hours
and they can sleep on the most uncomfortable surfaces.
we have a small washing machine at the studio for textiles towels and
the like and the top of it slopes and usually has the trappings of the hoses and cords that get plugged in when in use tied to one side of it and they sleep on that thing for hours.

that all i got.

Here are the rules, as posted on Linda’s blog;  feel free to join the fun!

1. Your post must be stream of consciousness writing, meaning no editing (typos can be fixed), and minimal planning on what you’re going to write.

2. Your post can be as long or as short as you want it to be. One sentence – one thousand words. Fact, fiction, poetry – it doesn’t matter. Just let the words carry you along until you’re ready to stop.

3. I will post the prompt here on my blog every Friday, along with a reminder for you to join in. The prompt will be one random thing, but it will not be a subject. For instance, I will not say “Write about dogs”; the prompt will be more like, “Make your first sentence a question,” “Begin with the word ‘The,’” or will simply be a single word to get you started.

4. Ping back! It’s important, so that I and other people can come and read your post! For example, in your post you can write “This post is part of SoCS:” and then copy and paste the URL found in your address bar at the top of this post into yours. Your link will show up in my comments for everyone to see. The most recent pingbacks will be found at the top. NOTE: Pingbacks only work from WordPress sites. If you’re self-hosted or are participating from another host, such as Blogger, please leave a link to your post in the comments below.

5. Read at least one other person’s blog who has linked back their post. Even better, read all of them! If you’re the first person to link back, you can check back later or go to the previous week by following my category, “Stream of Consciousness Saturday,” which you’ll find below the “Like” button on my post.

About dkatiepowellart

hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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8 Responses to SoCS: Yawn

  1. Dan Antion says:

    Nicely done Kate! I don’t think I could sleep for a week after the thought of needles in me. Just the thought would keep me up. In any case, it’s good to see you up snd sbout (sorry about the sleep thing). I love that you can add a drawing. That’s so Kate 🙂


  2. joey says:

    Grief can be verrrrry tiring. That’s how I experience sadness, as a sleeeepy, sleeeepy time. Course, it happens to me every winter as well, just cause not as much light or movement, and then I don’t sleep as well and it adds to the sleepy feeling that comes with the sad and that’s why it’s called SAD, eh?
    Anyway, I’ve long wanted to try acupuncture. One day. One day.


  3. LindaGHill says:

    Funny how pain affects sleep. If only physical pain would increase it rather than steal it away …
    Love the drawing of your cat. ❤


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