Splinter by Wanda Morrow Clevenger

chin deep in the
place where perception
pummels
not for a fraction
of a second
did I believe
so much could
splinter

the accepted pharm
causes tremors
you jerk a number
of times in your sleep
then snore deeply

for a longer second
I consider parallel universes
if I’ve fallen from
one into another
from another
back—does everything
equal out after the
spin out

then roll onto my left side
and wait for sleep

wanda-morrow-clevenger

Wanda Morrow Clevenger is a Carlinville, IL native living in Hettick, IL. Over 459 pieces of her work appear or are forthcoming in 156 print and electronic journals and anthologies. Her magazine-type blog updated at her erratic discretion: http://wlc- wlcblog.blogspot.com/

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