Sleep-deprived (haiku #7)

Weight under eyes, pull

down restless creature, tense veins

quiver, blood ignites

 

 


Although sleep-deprived is not an emotion per-say. I seriously think it should be. There is a certain emotional quality to sleep deprivation that I’ve noticed- a tension in the body, a strange anxiety bottled up inside (especially if you wake up super early- oh what a hormone cortisol can be). So here is my rendition of the emotion- “sleep deprived”

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