prairie daze

claiming our daze and our days on the prairie

night

i want to remember what nighttime means these days…lots of bodies in small spaces…drinks in the night…wanting to nurse…needing more covers…dreading knowing the time…hoping it is close to morning…for that would mean we got some sleep (funny how it used to be that i would rejoice if the clock said 1 a.m…now i moan that i’d hardly slept)…i know the day will come when we will miss this nest…knowing where everyone is…hearing the breathing…

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4 comments on “night

  1. Carrie
    August 15, 2007

    that was wonderful-

  2. Stefani
    August 15, 2007

    oh so very good. I really really love this!

  3. katiecl
    August 16, 2007

    what a good reminder that we will miss it. we, too, sleep in a pile. and if we try not to, we don’t sleep.

  4. OPA
    August 23, 2007

    Magical shot!

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This entry was posted on August 14, 2007 by in family.
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