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'Mantra uttered repeatedly before Restless Sleep'

If only I’d…
In Future I’ll…
Next Chance I’d…
Next Time I’ll…
There’s always…
Why would I?
How could I?
When I invent a time-machine I’ll…
I wish I’d…
Thinking back I’d…
In retrospect I…
When it happen’s again I’ll…
If I could do it over I’d…
If the opportunity arises in future I’ll…
Why did I?
I always…


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'Mantra uttered repeatedly before Restless Sleep' by 


sleep, anxiety, restless, obsessive

Ellen Jaye Benson Visual Artist/Educator –
a.k.a. ‘elle jaye rose’ (my frustrated dark illustrator & social commentator hat)
a.k.a ‘Henna Harpy’ (my ornamental body art and design hat)
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  • Glen Allen
    Glen Allenabout 6 years ago

    excellent expression of the frustrations experienced by us all.

  • cheers…. if i could rewrite this I’d…

    – ellejayerose

  • Glen Allen
    Glen Allenabout 6 years ago

    LOL exactly!

  • Alvaro Sánchez
    Alvaro Sánchezabout 6 years ago

    and if i could read this again maybe..or…well

    love it..

  • MatthewM
    MatthewMabout 6 years ago

    i belted it out loud and it was quite amusing. good work

  • oh if only you recorded it as a sound clip – woulda loved to hear it!

    – ellejayerose

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