I had an idea for a…

I had an idea for a story this morning
in fact, I had two

one had space pirates and an Indian princess
and the thread count of Persian rugs;
it was mostly a dream that sounded enticing
until I realized I didn't know anywhere near enough
about how to fence stolen rugs
to make the story convincing

the other had doctors and an Indian wife
and two pregnancies (one planned, one not --
one complicated, one simple -- both wanted badly)
which might actually be worth writing down
if I can get the voices clear in my head

but none of these details are important yet
right now, what is important
and unexpected, and rare, is this:

I had an idea for a story this morning.

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