Today's poem is by Dot Devota


As one who has slept
as one who has broken from sleep
as one who went to sleep on the wind and broke
the wings
                of a sleeping lover

Each door a tiny mistake
we rationalize, held open
for the next

Copyright © 2016 Dot Devota All rights reserved
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