The Old Matresss

Discarded Matress
Discarded Matress

Casting out an old matress must be a dramatic thing to do. You spend eight hours a night on the matress – unless of course, you fall asleep on the couch. You have your first tender moment of love-making on the matress. A matress has also seen those nights when you’ve gone to bed cuddling and those moments when you’ve gone to bed unhappy with each other. A matress knows your memories, knows yoiur dreams, knows when you’re happiest and most vulnerable. I wonder if the couple who discarded this matress has considered this… or were they just anxious for something a little more comfortable. Let’s hope they haven’t replaced with a futon…

Author: James O'Brien

Born / Currently : Lismore / Widjabul Wia-Bal - Bundjalung Live : Sydney / Gadigal - Eora Also : Brisbane, Bourke, Renmark, Wagga, Perth Pronouns : He/him/his.

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