[About it]
A blug of worrying warts
and sooth-saying

Name: Zara Tak
Age: 20
Location: Austin, TX
Email: Gmail
Facebook: Zara.Tak
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[x] Oma
[x] A Modern Shell

Zara Tak


At their house,
in my bed,
under my pillow
she laid tiny Mexican people to sift through my dreams
and when she slept I heard them screaming.
When she opened her mouth I saw them crawling.
They lived in the tall lamp outside of Grandmother's room,
in the adobe houses
with little white dogs
and at night she pried them away to work in our ears,
collecting our worries like bricks.
In my left over dreams
I saw them building cradles
for their innumerable infants,
weaving blankets
to drape over their windows at night when they're away,
and their children jumping from rooftop to rooftop like a train.
When I started to fall asleep,
when they screamed at night,
I immediately turned over my pillow to let them breathe,
laying perfectly still they gasped for air.
I inched just below my pillow and watched the sunlight move through the blinds, every morning.

posted by Tazarat @ 12:13 PM

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