Burning Eyes

Eyes weigh heavy in my head

They want to close but not right now

They ache and burn

Underneath my eyelids, the burn grows

Shake my head to keep them open

My energy is draining 

Keep blinking to ease the burn

I need to stand up

Walk around to stay awake

Legs want to give up 

Eyes want to close 

Not right now

I almost slipped and fell 

Open my eyes wider 

The burning is eased but only for a few seconds

It quickly returns 

Now a raging fire

My breath has change

My head starts to dip 

Snap it back to jolt me

Eyes still burning 

More as the time passes 

I really want to sleep

Not right now

I have to finish my…

Day #75 SJD

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