Today's poem is by Anne Tannam

Safety in Numbers

Yes I'm awake.

That's the signal.

Leave your fear behind,
race across the landing
to your sister's room,
tuck yourself
into the warm bed.

One small body,
two small bodies,
armed against the darkness.

Copyright © 2017 Anne Tannam All rights reserved
from Tides Shifting Across My Sitting Room Floor
Salmon Poetry
Reprinted by Verse Daily® with permission

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