Christina Ward 🌼
Aug 21 · 1 min read

I have suffered from insomnia all my life. Some of my earliest memories are of trying to sleep, the whole house is dark and quiet, and I was the only one awake. Someone asked me once why I was so afraid to go to sleep. I could not answer that question.


The night approaches
heavy-heeled and persistent.
Now, I grow restless.


This Haiku poem was inspired by the House of Haiku prompt “grow.”


House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

Christina Ward 🌼

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:::i paint with words::: accomplished poet, advocate for a healthy relationships with nature, with oneself, and with others.

House of Haiku

Haiku is a form of poetry usually inspired by nature, which embraces simplicity. We invite all poetry lovers to have a go at composing Haiku. Be warned. You could become addicted.

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