No electricity, no heater, and no internet for more than 36 hours. I forgot I was being miserable because I was starving. Last night, when I was grabbing my laptop to charge at Sabin-Reed, I was told our house was being evacuated. But luckily! I didn’t have to sleep at the Campus Center in a cot because my friend let me stay in her room at Comstock. ♥ I never ever expected this to happen at Smith College.
Physics says: Go to sleep. Of course you’re tired. Every atom in you has been dancing the shimmy in silver shoes nonstop from mitosis to now. Quit tapping your feet. They’ll dance inside themselves without you. Go to sleep.
Geology says: It will be all right. Slow inch by inch America is giving itself to the ocean. Go to sleep. Let darkness lap at your sides. Give darkness an inch. You aren’t alone. All of the continents used to be one body. You aren’t alone. Go to sleep.
Astronomy says: The sun will rise tomorrow,
Zoology says: On rainbow-fish and little gazelle,
Psychology says: But first it has to be night, so
Biology says: The body-clocks are stopped all over town and
History says: Here are the blankets, layer on layer, down and down.