Tagged: bed

this morning’s elbows

this morning’s elbows
wake up sour, waiting for me
to give them a new

placement in the randomized
assignments of limbs on bed
.
20210811:0525
y

january is

january is
dangling a leg off the
bed, monsters be damned
.
20190118:0907
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: dangling

beneath the sheets and

beneath the sheets and
the comforter and the duvet,
our skins are learning

to stick together – like cotton
candy, blues chords, a pack of wolves
.
20151126:1314
y

when you are away

when you are away
the bed is big enough to
take out to sea – yet

the buoyancy of flight has
never been fully tested
.
20140330:0128
y

loss is sometimes found

loss is sometimes found
in the folds of
bedsheets –
the score is always
uncertain, but
you know you
want to
play again
.
20140203:2113
y

there is nothing like

there is nothing like
rolling out of
bed, heading
to the neighborhood
doughnut shop,
and waking up
a second time
.
20111210:1725
y

q: how many stuntmen

q: how many stuntmen
does it take to pull
yourself out of a
maximum security
bed, karate
chop through the
morning rituals
and hightail it
through a flaming
door or window
before the director
says cut?

a: half a dozen –
five to pull you
out of bed while
the other goes
through the motions
.
20110618:0917
y

we rinse our

we rinse our
hands in
delight, prepare
thick slices of
gratitude
, break
a couple of
rules, and add
a pinch of
enchantment –
by day’s end,
we head to
bed, coated in
the highest of
creature comforts
.
20101125:2239
y