Demon

The night hugs you

Prickly and tight

The demon of the 

Dark hour

Bleeds black

Lung

A sheer shrill

Echoes 

The pulse

Dry eyed

Phantom

Squeezes

A blanket

A sheet

A magazine

Nothing eases

The demon

Of the dark hour

Semen

Phlegm

A hoarse cry

The night emerges

Deaf

Silent dawn

Rises 

A tick tock

Clock digs

A ditch in 

Your skull.

©Jay Mora-Shihadeh

Photo by Aidan Roof from Pexels

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