30 Poems in 30 Days

30 Poems in 30 Days
A Project for National Poetry Writing Month

Monday, April 10, 2017

Day 10 -- Portrait

Sleepy Woman

work clothes rumpled up round her middle
she nods into her bedside book of good intentions
all the work, all the this and that of a too-long day
weighting her eyes, freighting dreams
with longing, tilting all of her over sleep's sharp cliff