I Just Want to Sleep Til Dawn

Jamie — author’s file

“Bllgh hack blllgggh ack blllllgggg ack bllgh ackawooo.”

I look at the bedside clock. 4:00 a.m.

We hear it at the same time.

Matt turns on his bedside lamp. “It’s coming from your side.” Where the puppy we’ve been dog sitting has taken over our own puppy’s pillow on the floor.