Only Self Talk

More of a self-remembrance

Photo by Tristan Gevaux on Unsplash

riding in the bus
the only, one and only, self-talk
he had to have
which is more of a reminder
or an order
to the machine
the thought machine
I do not want you
to put me to sleep now
I ain’t sleeping now
thank you
then immediately
the machine rebelled:
then what else am I to do
if not to put you to sleep

he said:
I do not know
I ain’t sleeping now
the machine came again
with its torture…



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Pretheesh Presannan

Pretheesh Presannan


Panic Attack Survivor. Just writing. Plays cricket. Design&Develop. You can find short stories, poems, humor, and nonfiction here. Gmail: