Dormancy

my fists

were clenched

against

the darkness

 of my past choices.

.

i ignite

my inner lantern,

as you smooth creases

from the satin,

drawing me out

of a fetal curl.

.

we rest

in wakefulness.

.

© M.G. Iannucci 2017

Photo: Sleeping Woman by Ludvig Find Click for more information about the painting.

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