Night Thought

Night Thought
by Bill Knott

Compared to one’s normal clothes, pajamas
are just as caricature as the dreams
they bare: farce-skins, facades, unserious
soft versions of the mode diem, they seem
to have come from a posthumousness;
floppy statues of ourselves, slack seams
of death. Their form mimics the decay
that will fit us so comfortably someday.

1 thought on “Night Thought

  1. Bill Knott’s entangled life- poem has a dramatic monologue
    which speaks to us to shape his expressive poetical mirrored
    vision in a daring dialogue on our deepest self in body and

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