IMPROMPTU #128: What Puts You to Sleep?

"The previous night she'd heard an owl hooting behind the little house, which had put her to sleep." - Sandra Birdsell, The Russlander

What puts you to sleep? Cuban music, counting goats? ASMR haircut roleplays? Frog song? Choose one thing and get inside the experience, open it up. Or maybe try a list poem. 

IMPROMPTU #123: The Russlander Word Pool

Happy Monday! Write a story or poem or song using all of the words/phrases below (mined from my current read, The Russlander by Sandra Birdsell). Make it weird.

the fire is lit

a widow saw the witch


were there too many tulips

ambling in the west garden