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Inday Sep 2018
A cigarette in the morning
To get me over the night time
I forgot to sleep again
My eyelids live on high time.

It's fine I'll just play the guitar
Drink a cup of coffee or two
Walk along to my sanctuary
In my mind I'll write songs to you

A cigarette after midnight
To overcome all this silence
I don't want to sleep again
My eyelids wait for sunrise.

Another double expresso
Until my heart starts to echo
And then I'll stop and start breathing
How d'you get rid of this feeling ?

I'm thinking again of the morning
In the red of the wine time
This bed has become me
I'll get out of here sometime.
Peter Balkus Aug 2018
Her soul is shelter
where I hide
from strangers.
Nayana Nair Apr 2018
There is a sleep so light
that it rests upon my brow
ever so careful no to slip into my eyes
and I hear its laughter
on my thoughts that have no meaning
or reason
And when it notices
my tears
it takes pity on me
and holds my eyelids down
with the weight of its love
That’s how morning comes
and finds me,
clinging to the sleep,
clinging to the life,
that will soon leave me.
Darby Hurr Dec 2017
Neon butterflies beat their wings against the soft darkness of inside of my eyelids
Nothing short of searing pain
And the ache that’s grown over months of slaving through your life
Not being a human
But a prisoner to everything
alexa Oct 2017
eyelids get droopy
as work gets slowly completed
tired, as it is
but i've got 3 more assignments

i shouldn't be tired
but i am,
i must do this quickly

eyelids can and
will *****
under pressure
especially if that
pressure is
Juverine Wan Oct 2016
I'm tired,
I'm stressed,
I feel like I'm going to suffocate,
But they don't let me rest.

I'm tired,
I'm sad,
I'm sleepy and still,
Don't get me wrong,
It's not that I'm depressed.

I'm tired,
I'm lonely,
I just want some time,
Some time for a warm shower,
A time which is mine.

I'm tired,
I'm down,
I feel really stressed,
All I need is some rest,
But thanks all the same.
No specific meaning :D
M Eastman Aug 2015
Eyelids are worse with
gravity when you're
breaking a door
******* it's been shut too long so
I want to river this until the
whole town glows
and goes under and you can see
its reflection from the surface
Of glass
stay awake just a little longer with me
wraiths Jul 2015
long thick eyelashes clasp together
like agile spider-legs,
weaving a web that seals away a time capsule
held together by silky eyelids.

they shield against the portal vibrating
just beneath the surface,
a feeble light pulsating and glowing
through cracks of flawed skin.

that light resonates infinite passion,
confidence, and character.
once it's awakened, it's time to turn
on your tail and run.

because there's no stopping
the one with the moonlight eyes.
Daylight 4U2C Apr 2015
There's a thought that crosses through and by,
to evaporate up to the sky,
fetal posistion and eyelids kissed,
wisped away softly with the mist.
Sarah Wallace Mar 2015
And when the snow fell
I felt like it was your love
Coming to kiss my tired eyelids
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