Thursday, April 9, 2020

NAPOWRIMO April 9, 2020 The Sleeper

April Moon ©2020 Noreen Braman
The Sleeper

April moon aligns, highlighting the sleeper
who, on turning will surely wake.
I gently pull the shade down
missing immediately the light of my sky charm,
talisman since my birth.
I sacrifice the night glow for the love of later life,
keeping shut the window knowing
the sounds of the night cherished while alone
have given way to a pattern of shared breath,
pulsing through a shared life
over which an illuminated sentinel
keeps watch.
©2020 Noreen Braman

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