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Napmares

Businessfolk packing briefcases with kittens Sailors on sidewalks slap-fighting with mittens Red plastic tricycles dangling from strings Not quite the things of which Julie A. sings Silverware polish that stains your teak table Foxes that talk like an ancient Greek … Continue reading

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Freddy Can Wait

I had that dream again. The one Where something’s due but isn’t done ‘Cause I forgot to go to class And there’s no way I’m going to pass If I don’t turn it in? Oh, well, At least I have … Continue reading

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Dead Giveaway

I should be asleep. If I am, this is a dream! Right: It’s black-and-white.

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Rough Night

Sleeping like a man possessed By demons who possess a man Who works a furied workweek Then possess this guy weekends, His head into his pillow pressed As deeply–yet no deeper than– The dreams that he and all men seek, … Continue reading

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Somnambulism

Somnambulism: That’s when you Get up before your sleep is through And go about your night as if It’s day; though when you wake you’re stiff, You’re pleased your FitBit says you’ve leapt To record step-counts while you slept. I … Continue reading

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Why So Pail?

I put a bucket on my head Each evening when I go to bed. It’s noisy and my neck is sore. It echoes every time I snore. My dreams are weird. My sleep is poor. I don’t know what the … Continue reading

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Trolling Audubon

I’m not awake enough to know If this is still a dream. If so, The penguins in that pickup truck Are drunk; if not, I broke the duck.

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