Pillows

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it doesn’t matter
if the bed is the softest
one in a Joplin hotel
or my very own,
— if the sheets
are cool and crisp,
or tangled in a heap.
no matter how
artfully and carefully
they are arranged
–pillows are a poor
substitute for your
body, exhausted and
sleeping next to mine.
—–
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