I can feel sleep taking over me,
I can feel my fears controlling me.
It's crawled its way from the deepest part of my soul.
It's slender fingers wrapping around my fragile heart.
It's voice piercing my mind.
I can hear the screams and whimpers as I lay asleep.
I dream nothing but of horrors.
No longer sure if its of this life or the past.
Nightmares, of being a lone and broken.
Of a mask and thieves.
A man steeling innocence.
My lover breaking my heart.
Tears of a coffin.
Fire burning everything.
My nights have become restless.
the creature of the night has taken hold.
My only escape is the bottle downstairs,
or the flooding of the seas.
I'm stuck frozen in time.
Or in space?
Trapped in my own mind with no where to escape.
The man in the mask,
the man in my room.
Hooded by darkness as he watches me sleep.
No where is safe.
Not even in my dreams.
What was once danger was my reality,
now its my self,
and my soul.
That puts me in more danger.
I don't know where to go.
Where to turn.
My dream of bright nights.
Have turned into my hood of darkness
and the unseen