Archive for Sunday, March 18, 2007

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March 18, 2007


Le Bon Sommeil

Late, just before bed, I sit
neck-deep in warm water,
soothing as a womb. I breathe in
winter air, and stare at
clear night stars.

Renewed, I step out, surrender
a shiver, and at peace, settle
into bed, ready to
sleep like a baby.

- Paula Johnson lives in Vinland.


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