The Levitating Woman

——————————————————————————————

The Levitating Woman

She levitates above her bed all night.
Doing an occasional smooth rotation
over the pristine white,
toes pointed ballerina-straight.

A clever housekeeper these days:
doesn’t need to change the sheets.
An exertion never again necessary.

Warmth is not a consideration.
Comfort is her self-spelled float.
Empty air blooms her spine,
moulds to her lightened limbs.

No longer fitful in darkness.
No ruffled coverlet strangling,
No pillow-rock lumps to punch.
No insomniac tussles.

Humming her dead breath,
she turns, easy now.

 

About these ads

6 responses to “The Levitating Woman

  1. I like her. Do you float just above the ground in dreams?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 2,549 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 25,809 hits
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,549 other followers

%d bloggers like this: