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Haunted - Diary of an Insomniac Part Three
“Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today.” -James Dean
How many days now?
Can’t be sure.
Certainly over a week.
Ten…maybe twelve days…
Without sleep. Without rest. Or peace of mind.
Trapped in a state of living death.
All spectators in lifeâ€™s journey.
Seeking answers to questions we barely
I join the other lost souls in this great city.
I can’t go on like this.
My mind’s on fire.
Body’s all achy.
Senses are dull one moment… heightened the next.
I’m jumping at shadows.
Feels like the world is unfolding around me in slow motion.
Hallucinations caused by fatigue…?
Or am I just going crazy?
Get away from here.
Logic dictates that eventually I will fall asleep. My body’ll simply…shut down. Collapse from exhaustion.
I just gotta hang in there till then.
At least that’s what I tell myself.
The haunting look in his eyes…
It’s like looking in a mirror.
My God. He's Gonna--
An apparent suicide. Thatâ€™s what the conductor calls it as he helps the local authorities with the grisly task of scouring the scene for dismembered body parts.
A gruesome spectacle played out in front of displaced passengers.
Having stared death in the face, I can’t break free of its gaze.
Now I’m the one who’s haunted.
Only now I wonder…
… What if
What if when I finally do fall asleep--
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