Monty Gilmer

(3/30/1951 / Bristol, Virginia)

Does an Unborn Baby Dream?


In her poem
'Hurry Up Please
It's Time' (1974)
American poet
Anne Sexton asked,
'In utero
do you dream? '

In 1993
American newspaperman
and syndicated columnist
L. M. Boyd wrote,
'Sleep specialists now say
their sophisticated tests indicate
even an unborn baby dreams.
What about?
That they haven't yet figured out.'

Submitted: Saturday, July 23, 2011
Edited: Sunday, July 24, 2011

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