JA Wertz

Nightmare

You would rest

if you could

Release your fear

Into the hand of sleep

Let go

Let go

The night is wakeful in you now

sins buzz and buzz and buzz

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Zzzz

Zz

Z

Not your personal sins (though they are many)

But bigger sins

human sins

That won’t…

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JA Wertz

JA Wertz

Four years living with Zen monks. MFA in Creative Writing. Maybe I should spend more time mending. Sometimes I kayak & I was once a professional camper.