I never sleep, cos sleep is the cousin of death

As I crossed the finish line of my practice marathon, this song kicked in and I shouted out to the bemused shoppers on Ealing High Street:

I never sleep, cos sleep is the cousin of death!

– Nas, NY State Of Mind

I love this line because this is how I used to think. Then I had a kid, and I learnt the true value of sleep…

One Thought on “I never sleep, cos sleep is the cousin of death

  1. lynn kozak on 4 December 2015 at 17:59 said:

    but weren’t you ever like, but sleep is the brother of death? ;)
    http://www.beazley.ox.ac.uk/dictionary/Dict/image/Sarpedon.jpg

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