Let Me Sleep

Let me sleep
and wipe away your figures from my heart

Let me hold your moments tight
while others fade away

Let the wobbling walls all fall
and bring the ceiling down

Let the rain fill up each cup
until it’s overflowing

Let me sleep
and dream away the time that I have left

Let me sleep
and find a warm place in the night with you

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Published by mikepowernyc

Named one of New York's Best Emerging Poets 2019, my poetry chapbook The New Normal was published by Analog Submission Press. My novel The Zoo was published by Cacoethes Publishing House. Other poems and short stories have appeared in Subterranean Blue Poetry, The Journal of Microfiction, and Sick Lit Magazine, among others. Other works include a staged reading of my play Digging Up John Barrymore, performed by Dreamcatcher Entertainment, and five albums of original music recorded with my band Late Model Humans.

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