Fady Joudah


Published in Poem Of The Day

for letting me know
for waking up to remember that you dreamed
I never wake up when I dream of you

What woke you up
was it someone
else's body?

A small thrill a little secret is ours
a desire for safe travel
in unspilled blood

About this poem
"Don't you find it intriguing when someone tells you they had a dream about you? There are those who can't even sleep in order to dream."
-Fady Joudah

About Fady Joudah
Fady Joudah is the author of "Alight" (Copper Canyon Press, 2013). He lives in Houston.

The Academy of American Poets is a nonprofit, mission-driven organization, whose aim is to make poetry available to a wider audience.

(c) 2014 Fady Joudah.
Distributed by King Features Syndicate


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