White Birds

I have always thought that stars turn into white birds in the morning light & sleep with their heads under their wings until the dusk begins to walk through the streets.

Wake Up

it always takes him a little while to get used to being in this body after he’s been sleeping


I try not to lie on days I didn’t get enough sleep, my sister told me. It feels good just to be transparent.


Do you ever listen to me? she said & I said I did but sometimes it took a couple of days to sort it out in a way that didn’t make me want to murder her in her sleep.

Good Stuff

I’ve known for a long time that the good stuff will kill you, he said. but everything else just puts me to sleep