Poets and Storytellers United has returned from its holiday break, and host Magaly has tasked us with making a new scribble on any previous Weekly Scribbling prompt. I opted for Scribble #35 (Sept. 2020), The Joy Of Rest.
It’s almost morning. He’s still awake.
Even though the windows are sealed,
even though the thermostat’s cranked,
he gets up and steals an extra comforter
from the guest room’s empty daybed.
It’s cold and he’s got a brand new
titanium implant keeping him awake,
giving the cold shoulder to dreams
and forcing him to accept insomnia.
Cold or ache or no cold ache at all,
there’s no going back to sleep.
Poets And Storytellers United
Weekly Scribble #51
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