Awake (Biblically)

By Crush_With_Eyeliner


Bibles
on night stands
do not
constitute
mirrors or maps
of those who
sleep
next to them.
They add layers
like tomes
of personal
topography.


New spaces,
textures,
to explore
in moments
when we're
not
quite awake.

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Copyright 2010 Crush_With_Eyeliner
Published on Saturday, December 11, 2010.     Filed under: "Poetry"
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  • A former member wrote: funny, the beauty those little snippets of archaic literature can bring; funny, the little memories and the little mantras we bring to it.....while we are sleeping, we are awake elsewhere.....yes?

  • A former member wrote: this holds a charming secret for me; and a beautiful sight......

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