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In Memory of Sleep

A glorious weekend That starts before the light Not with a whisper Or an alarm Or the urging call of nature The child can be heard talking Announcing his arrival Going back to close his door Then hurrying across Imaginary … Continue reading

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Miserable Weather Blues

I hear the wind Upon the glass Joined by a pounding rain I feel so drained All muscles cold As if my body hates the day I fight my eyes They strain to close A morning battle with my lids … Continue reading

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Quick and Cute Morning Story of Parenthood

So, this morning started as normal.  Woke up and got the toddler’s lunch and breakfast ready.  Checked him and he was asleep.  Started getting everything else ready and checked on him a few times.  Each time he was out and … Continue reading

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Frigid Morning Mumbles

It was not this cold When I turned in I think the heat is off A house of varied body temps The bill payer always wins Leaving the rest of us Shivering in our socks I actually miss Florida At … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Leave the Bed While Tired

I hate waking up.  It’s the worst way to start the day.  Yes, I know one has to wake up to start the day.  Not waking up is a clear sign that something is medically wrong.  Still, bad things happen … Continue reading

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Morning of Ugh

My eyes peel open As my muscles weep Groaning and grousing I roll to shaking feet And collapse Under the weight Of a spinning world (April Poetry contest.  Figured this would be more interesting than saying I woke up feeling … Continue reading

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Sarcastically Perfect Way to Wake Up

My breath in the air Telling me it is too cold Yet I’m in the house (I don’t care about equinoxes and calendars.  It’s spring when it stops snowing, I can put away my winter jacket, and I stop seeing … Continue reading

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Blitzkrieg of Alarms

Singing bird outside my window. Joined by honking horns. Sirens blaring two streets down. Setting off three barking dogs. A pair of wildcats being to fighting. Knocking garbage cans about. Early workers starting engines. Late night shifters slam car doors. … Continue reading

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