MY BEST FRIEND LIKES TO SLEEP IN THE DARK

She wraps a t-shirt around her eyes
and the budding moon wanes 
to a yawning black—
a personal eclipse of sorts.
To her, even the smallest sliver 
of light is too tempting. 
The mere prospect of day
will excite her to life 
before she has a moment to rest.   
The murmur of starlight
and the cluck of the sun 
make her so hungry 
to change the world,
she can’t bear to lie still.
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