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Goodnight, Sleep tight

  I’m sleeping soundly, For the first time in… A while. Unnerved by a new routine I’d rather stay wakeful, Listlessly alert. I sleep on my back, Coffin-practice, That’s good for my spine. It’s harder to wrap arms around me, … Continue reading

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Astigmatic

I sometimes sleep so soundly That I’m afraid I’ve died. The objects in my mirror Are closer than they appear, But I’m too prone to whiplash To turn around. I sometimes sleep so restlessly That I’m afraid I’ll never rest … Continue reading

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Sleeping

Bodies have rules And rules are broken Tongues have words Never spoken, A tragedy of parts Of veins and bleeding hearts Against fingers and lips Against skin and hips A murmured refusal Turns into a cry And crying and crying … Continue reading

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