I'm saving the covers for you

I'm saving the covers for you

A Poem by Stoop Kid
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Pervigilo (noun): I remain awake all night; to keep watch at night; keep vigil

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so you have somewhere to cocoon
your tired body and somewhere
to weave another dream within
your nest of sheets.
I've had enough dreams
to not mind taking a night-shift
(or three) to keep vigil over
the shell where you curl into yourself,
and count the hairs you leave
on my pillowcase where you retreat.
and when a night-terror's ambush
tries to pull you from your reverie,
I will lull the madness to sleep.
I will lull your madness to sleep.

© 2014 Stoop Kid


Author's Note

Stoop Kid
Ignore any grammatical errors; I intended to write this in one take without any revisions or corrections.

But I would really love feedback!

Thank you for reading! <3

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Stoop Kid
Stoop Kid

Bayport, NY



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I'm Vincent, but I do love nicknames. Stoop Kid is my penname. 21 June 10th, 1992 - Monkey/Gemini INFJ - The Counselor Idealist/The Confidant The Dreamy Idealist Gemini Hooper/Lacer.. more..

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