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3 a.m. Demons

(Vicki Pompea)
3 a.m Demons -
Copyright © 2001 Vicki Pompea


It’s been a long day, I’m broken and worn out.
But a good night’s sleep will help me repair
I settle in. I’m all set. But then I awake in a cold, cold sweat.

What’s that in the corner? I see a shadow.
It could be a prowler. It could be a thief
I think there’s a monster under my bed
‘Cause something here’s messing with my head. It’s the ..

3 a.m. demons, haunting me here
The 3 a.m. demons of depression and fear
I call upon my angels again and again
To chase away the demons at 3 a.m

The demons tell me I’m a horrible person
I’m such a failure. I’m such a fraud.
The demons play dirty. They play rough
The demons convince me I’m not good enough

I stare at the ceiling. My mind’s racing
Full of transgressions. Brimming with guilt
I lay ashamed of all I’ve done.
Too tense to sleep. Too tired to run from the …


Finally the sun starts to creep over
Calm settles into my tormented soul
As morning birds’ songs fill my room
The new day drives away the doom of the ..


It’s been a long day. I’m broken and worn out.
But a good night’s sleep will help me. Help me repair.