Gregor Samsa Slept Here

Open the window for a sleeping breeze
and become the insect you were meant to be.
Awaken from agitated dreams
of misfiring Civil War artillery units
and belligerent book clubs.
Accept the token of your alienation.
Three cheers and six legs for loneliness.


Jeff Carter, A is a pastor of a medium sized congregation in southern Minnesota. He writes, and paints, and sleeps, and dreams. He believes the word can be a better place.

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