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POETRY

Nap
by Kris Underwood

3.27.07

I slept as stone
Though the sun shone through
The window in myriad patterns,
Starring my closed eyes.

And she, same as ever,
Lay safely by my side
Splayed out just as the sun,
Radiant.

Kris Underwood is a poet, mother and writer. Her poems have appeared in Poetry Midwest, MotherVerse and MomWritersLitMag. She also blogs at the MotherVerse Blog, Moms Speak Up and her personal blog, Writing In The Mountains. She also finds time to review excellent books for Mother-Talk.