you again

“You’re not leaving me alone down here,” it speaks, calling up from a trench between me and sleep. I try to bypass and ignore, to no avail; I curse and implore, but rest is derailed. I cannot fall asleep so down instead, my soul to keep but not my head. I dig around the edges, […]

night thoughts

I wish I was as still as you steady, peaceful, effortless maybe I spend too much time running or my cradle was rocked too hard maybe nightmares keep me waking or the dread of tomorrow’s alarm yet I’m grateful for your simple slumber soothing, calm, dependable undeterred and undisturbed by my fidgeting and sighing letting […]