Tuesday, 17 May 2011


You close your eyes in an attempt to extinguish the embers of consciousness, to sooth the dull burning of exhaustion. All is still in the room, as the silence embraces your body; but still synapses crackle and spark behind your eyes. This is going to be a long night.

You feel paralysis, like being conscious on an operating table. These sheets become your shackles, with your mind whirring in panic, but your body is aching and lifeless, unable to respond.

Behind your eyelids, the day’s events play themselves over and over like a familiar movie stuck on loop. Reality dissolves and distorts into a flickering phantasmagoria of images. Tomorrow seems an eternity away as you wait in vain for sleep to take you in her arms.

images wont upload at the moment, will try after the Reading vs Cardiff playoff second leg. (10pm)

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