I Can Sleep


by Nina Roselle

I can sleep now.

A soft place in the sun has replaced dark captivity. I dream. I tremble, a memory of something around my neck and an ache in my stomach. I cry out.

A soft voice and gentle touch stills my terror. She talks my hand and walks me down the path. She holds my head and kisses me.

I remember that I can sleep now. I am safe.

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Writers Bio

Nina lives in North Carolina.

She works as a paralegal and writes for her own pleasure, though much to her amazement, she is sometimes published!

She has a special love for dogs and cats and the people who rescue them.


Inspirational ImageTwo Paths Converge by Silvia by Silvia

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by Anthony Liccione

'Depression'
by Danny Barbare

'Rain Year'
by J. J. Roye


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