Sleep

May 19, 2008
By Victoria Yee, Westminster, CA

idontwanttogotosleep
eventhoughsleepmightbe
whatimostneed

wakeuptoanotherday
watchthesunstream
fromthewindow
whereilay

hidemyhead
underthecovers
dontworryabout
whatshesaid
orwhether
itllgotherightway

fearholdsmeback
easiertohidethanface
thetragedythepitfall
fearthatiwontbeable
toruntherace

trynottoconfrontit
itswaytoohard
maybeificantseeit
itmightgoaway
onlytocomeback
tohauntme
strongerthistime
anotherday


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