sleepwalking

sleepwalking

La Somnambule (Sleep-Walker), Marc Chagall

a siren calls
it is the moon
whispering

the cat hears
and wisely stays
indoors

too many nights spent
under its spell
wandering

Jane Dougherty’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #39: Sleep walking asks us to write a poem inspired by Marc Chagall’s La Somnambule (Sleep-Walker). Instead of the suggested cinquain, I’ve gone with free verse.

Image Source: marcchagallart.net

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