… and it said, “What is the matter, child? Why can’t you sleep?”

i replied, “I don’t know… sleep evades me these days.”

“Try counting sheep,” it said.

“Won’t work,” i said. “I’ve tried that.”

the night sang to me in a voice that soothed me… it put my demons to rest…

“I’ll keep you for life,” she said.

“Me too,” i said…

i slept soundly…

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