tandem napping: magic + madness in the family bed

sharing the sweetness of breath, warmth, quiet, and rest

until the snoring begins
and blankets become tangled and hot
or hogged and coveted
and stray limbs wander into sensitive territories

leaving me the “wakeful flea” to balance hip-heavy on the inches near the edge

crowded, I roll over and out
while the two bears cuddling in the bed sigh deeply and spread wider

elsewhere,
sweatered and socked
or wrapped in a cozy,
I snuggle up in solitude and free space

Author: t scott-miller

ancestor-guided. liberation-minded. curator × co-conspirator of safe(r) sacred space × soul care × liberation × legacy work. teacher of contemplative tools to cultivate embodied self-awareness, healing + transformation. facilitator × spiritual director of spiritual inquiry × discernment × accountability. creator of digital spaces: tscottmiller.com | radicalbodhicitta.com | dhamma4mama.com | 3jewelsyoga.com

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