A June Morning

June 1st, 2012
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Memories Look At Me

By Tomas Transtromer
A June morning, too soon to wake,
too late to fall asleep again.
I must go out — the greenery is dense
with memories, they follow me with their gaze.
They can’t be seen, they merge completely into
the background, true chameleons.
They are so close that I can hear them breathe
though the birdsong is deafening.… Read More

Sleepless in DC

May 8th, 2012
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A deep, restful sleep is truly a gift from Mother Nature.  Uninterrupted sleep recharges your whole system and makes you feel like you can solve anything.  A goodnight’s sleep makes me feel like a million bucks and without one, totally bankrupt. The other night I was reading a book for a long time and wasn’t even starting to feel sleepy.  I knew it was after midnight and I was going to pay the next day for being up so late but I just couldn’t fall asleep.  I’ve felt this way before but it was a long time ago.  The wide-awake… Read More