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Nightmares Take Control

Nightmares takes flight,
When the wind howls
The black clouds scream
Across the thunderess skies
Lightning flashes

The rains slates down
Hitting the ground like bullets
Leaves bend and break
Beneath the unforgiving onslaught

Windows rattle and bow
Curtains swirl and shake
Dogs growl and bark
Strange shadows run rampant

Horrific nightmares take hold
Evil deeds have no limits
Witches brew their evil stew
And spread their poison

From atop their bewitched brooms
I sleep shivering covered in quilts
Tossing and turning
Sweat streaming in rivulets

There is no end to my torment
Hell is where I am
A permanent resident
Burning fires and laughing lunatics

No escape, no way to wake
A touch, a hand, an hallucination
A whisper, a long lost feeling
A glow, a loving heat, something calming

Wings, a flutter, doubts, uncertainty
Fear, more witches evil trickery
Winds die, lightning lifts, rains abate
Eyes nervously open
My friends, they have returned
A room full of white butterflies
Whyme
Written by Whyme
Published
Author's Note
It's strange what your mind can do you when you sleep,
Strange and frightening places
From reading this, a person could easily enough think that I can't possibly get any sleep at all with this...
It's strange what your mind can do you when you sleep,
Strange and frightening places
From reading this, a person could easily enough think that I can't possibly get any sleep at all with this stuff going through my mind.

Quite the opposite is true in fact.
Strangely, I rarely have nightmares
More often than not, I wake up howling like a banshee in laughter.
My dreams are 99.99% funny. Ask my better half, she has often woken me up asking for details, but alas when woken, they, and all their memory trails have gone.
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