The Clean Sweep

Legends tell of a people who are naturally organized; their homes are consistently neat and tidy. They have a designated place for all of their things. In these remarkable homes locating keys, phones, and that other shoe takes no time at all. I’ve seen these homes on TV and heard they exist in real life. In these homes all the rooms are clean at the same time. I’m a little jealous of these people.

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Waking in the Night

Last night, in the silence of 1am I woke, as one does.

What you do with your middle of the night wakings is your mystery.

I can never get right back to sleep until

I’ve made my rounds to settle my mind.

During my wakeful 1 o’clock, my first stop was the bathroom;

someone needed to check it was still there. It was. Continue reading “Waking in the Night”