Tagged: in the middle of the night

some memories are

some memories are
still magnetic, pulling you
away from sleep – in

the middle of the night, new
reflections obscure the message
.
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when the heart aches in

when the heart aches in
the middle of the night, there
is nothing for it –

the body trembles like an
empty house next to the tracks
.
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tucked into the best

tucked into the best
of memories are
unnameable aches,
ones that by chance
graze you in the
middle of the night,
so that you are
unexpectedly
awake in the
dark, feeling
for the tape measure
you keep in your
nightstand drawer,
right next to the
wind-up flashlight,
weapons of self-
defense for
mitigating pain
with enough
workable data
.
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periodically,

periodically,
the heart gets loosened, rattles
in the middle of

the night, to a mysterious
rhythm, waking everything
.
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