Ingredients for Sleep of Six Days


Shadow of
a stone
Drop of
moon in
dissolved
pearl nacre
Lavender
tip of asp
tongue
Whisker
of the
Nubian
civet cat
known
to sleep
2 days and
2 nights
Sand from
the paws
of the
Sphinx
Green black
spider moss
from Nile
eddy pools
Papyrus root
Pharaoh’s ink
Obsidian
Dust on onyx
One bead of
gravity
A grain from
Chronos’
shattered
hourglass
sugar of six
white dates
from the
Sacred Palm

Dennis Saleh