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Sleepless Nights

By Pooja Jain


Toss to your left

Toss to your right

Everything feels tight


Skin feels rough

Feet are cold

Oh, I forgot my night routine

Massage the feet, moisturize the hands and face

Self-care never gets old


Breathe in

Breathe out

Slow counts of four, make a square in air

Math and numbers always help me zone out


A to-do list running in my head

I am getting ready to face a new day

So tempted to open notes on my phone

It’s ME time, enjoy it dear, till the alarm goes off


Breathe in

Breathe out

Alternate nostril breathing, I have the power within

No pills needed to pop in


It’s dark and silence around

I am trembling, crying,

I begged the higher power to calm my fears

Give me courage and shower me with miracle of healing

I asked why me? Why my family?

I heard the voice from within …

Because

Only deep-sea divers find the treasures and solve the mysteries

You and your family can learn to swim together


Be the student of “God’s night classes”




 

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