Wednesday, April 13, 2022

as I lay me down to sleep


it's time for me to be embedded 
into the dark

it's time to kneel at night's altar
quieten thoughts

to swallow answers into silence
and survive 

for I'm too wild for sleep to be
anything pure

2 comments:

Nicole said...

This is beautiful, Maya.

maya said...

It felt unfinished.. so extra thanks for your vote, Nicole!

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