The Sleeper

I’ve slept in these, I’ve slept in those,
I’ve slept in heaven only knows,

I’ve slept in boots and coat and hat,
I’ve slept on sofas shared with cats,

I’ve slept in trains, I’ve slept in cars,
I’ve slept on floorboards cold and hard,

I’ve slept rain-soaked and weather-blown,
I’ve slept in boxes (telephone),

I’ve slept in station waiting rooms,
I slept within my mother’s womb,

I slept there dreamless as the dead,
Tonight I think I’ll sleep in bed.

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