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Afternoon Nap

A poem for writer-parents

photo: Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

so much

an hour with words



the quiet turn of the knob

(a movement of the wrist — fingers can weaken)

the pull

(from the shoulder — elbows can creak)

the meeting

(door to jamb)

the click

(latch to frame)




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Alison Acheson

Alison Acheson

My latest book is a memoir, Dance Me to the End: Ten Months and Ten Days With ALS. My newsletter is on Substack: THE UNSCHOOL FOR WRITERS.

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