In the middle of the night
you reach for me and I roll away
unable to recognize your touch,
but you try again, a simple caress
no words, nothing pushy, a hand
on the small of my back
it is only then, in our sleep
that I find my way back.
Erin Jamieson received an MFA in Creative Writing from Miami University of Ohio. Her writing has been published or is forthcoming in After the Pause, Into the Void, Flash Frontier, Mount Analogue, Blue River, The Airgonaut, Evansville Review, Canary, Shelia-Na-Gig, and Foliate Oak Literary, among others.