Judy Kronenfeld The 2River View, 9.4 (Summer 2005)
5:00 A.M. Listen

mired in a dream
of dissolution: teeth
dangling, bones
crazed—then up
but not, bodiless
as a ghost of mist…

your gathering
arm, sleep-warm
around my waist
and the soul
condenses back
to body
and the body

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