As I watch the clock count down

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He’s working two jobs
Between graveyard and daytime
He rests in my arms
My palm on his hand—fingers
Knitted—two mating spiders

Forty-five minutes
To sleep—his snoring rumbles
Deep in his chest—shakes
My already trembling heart
As I watch the clock count down

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(for Cutty)

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