Lauren Michaels


Lauren Michaels Poems

41. Wisdom Teeth 6/24/2006
42. Sleeping Badly 7/4/2006
43. Self-Reliance 7/23/2006
44. A Simple Song For Home In The Height Of Summer 7/19/2006
45. Notes On Our Stay 9/3/2006
46. Still (What Would Have Been Dignified) 9/9/2006
47. An Education 5/17/2006
48. An Attempt At Haiku 5/14/2006

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  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (12/15/2008 10:40:00 PM)

    ever enchanting wings of poetry

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Best Poem of Lauren Michaels

Notes On Our Stay

Meek now, the night subsiding
We hunch our shoulders against the cold
And troop more than traipse home.

Coffee because its too late to sleep
Cigarettes because we're too sick to eat.
And always talking, like breathing, loud.

Waiting the night out, laughing fatigued
And slumped, shoes kicked off on the floor.
Holding to things irritrievable.
The whole world awake, past the door.

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Sleeping Badly

I burst out of the stillness of sleep.
Pollute the night with a cacophony of sound.
My hard heartbeat roaring
My heavy chest heaving.
My sorry hands Sweating.
And when relief again quiets me.
And darkness then cushions me.
And slumber slips heavy about my eyes.
I tell myself nothing has changed.

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