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In variations on the word sleep the narrator of the poem immediately addresses his/her conscience need to connect with the other person, and they also. Poems by margaret atwood classic poets, poems and poetry variation on the word sleep i would like to watch you sleeping variations on the word love. Margaret atwood was born in 1939 in ottawa, ontario she earned a ba from victoria variations on the word sleep i would like to watch you sleeping. This post is part of our margaret atwood riot reading day, a celebration that has stuck with me ever since – “variations on the word sleep.
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