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by Lacey Smith

Couch 09.17.03

If I am hiding under a sheet
on the couch with the blue static tv
turning my features stark and you
are a drowsy lump on the ground
covered in the yarn of the blanket
from the hall closet, then we are both
for each other and should

pause.

for withdrawl is like the sunshine and
only you can bring me rain.

09/17/2003

Author's Note: Often, unintentionally, I find myself loosely copying the style or cadence of e.e. cummings. This poem in particular is an example of that, at least from my perspective. So at least partial credit has to go to cummings.

Posted on 12/12/2003
Copyright © 2021 Lacey Smith

Member Comments on this Poem
Posted by Dana E Brossard on 01/26/04 at 04:25 AM

Very nice =) A most enjoyable read

Posted by Jolie Jordan on 05/18/12 at 06:38 AM

I'm a huge fan of small poems that pack a punch. I dig this.

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