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Sunday, February 12, 2017
The seventh circle of hell

Seven seconds.

That’s how long it takes me to fall back asleep after a minor disruption in the middle of the night, and there are plenty.

A glass shifts noisily inside the dishwasher. 

The ice maker dumps a new batch of frozen half-moons into the freezer bin.

Perhaps the television remote clatters noisily to the wood floor when I...

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