Somnambulist Country

You are so thin,
you are an emaciated baby;
the fetus
of a fallen bird,
locked tight in uncompromising sleep

Slipped into the waiting ambulance
as though
expected somewhere else:
wrapped within an envelope of sheets,
a request for old charity begins again

©Dean Baker

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