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Russell Edson - Sleep

There was a man who didn't know how to sleep; nodding 
off every night into a drab, unprofessional sleep. Sleep that 
he'd grown so tired of sleeping.
  He tried reading The Manual of Sleep, but it just put him 
to sleep. That same old sleep that he had grown so tired of 
sleeping . . .
  He needed a sleeping master, who with a whip and a 
chair would discipline the night, and make him jump through 
hoops of gasolined fire. Someone who could make a tiger sit 
on a tiny pedestal and yawn . . .

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Poet: Russell Edson
Poem: Sleep
Poem of the Day: Jun 17 2008

Comment 12 of 12, added on December 31st, 2015 at 4:28 PM.


lrzmFELC from Taiwan
Comment 11 of 12, added on February 6th, 2015 at 2:10 AM.

qQg3sx Excellent read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing some research on that. And he actually bought me lunch since I found it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch!

crorkzz backz from Honduras
Comment 10 of 12, added on August 6th, 2014 at 5:16 AM.

g8DPSP Wow, great blog.Really looking forward to read more.

matzcrorkz from Bulgaria

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