How to fall asleep in a chair at the public library (a poem)

Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write a ‘how-to’ poem. Technically, I have already posted my poem for the day—but that was really a ‘readymade’ poem, so here is one that I just wrote.

1
Stay up all night doing something—having adventures, getting into trouble, reading a book, or whatever.

2
Don’t go to bed, no matter how sleepy you may get.

3
The next morning, don’t get up, because you didn’t go to bed.

4
Go to the library.

5
Find a comfortable chair, preferably in a study room, or in a quiet area near the back.

6
Sit down. Sit back in the chair.

7
Close your eyes, just for a moment.

8
Several hours later, wake up. Wonder how long you’ve been asleep.

9
Repeat 7 and 8 as needed.

(19 April 2016)

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