five more minutes

hotcheetos By hotcheetos, 21st Jun 2016 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL http://nut.bz/xryxr805/
Posted in Wikinut>Writing>Poetry>General Fiction

I'm a morning person, I have been all my life, but there are times when I do want just five more minutes in bed.

five more minutes

as the darkness begins to turn around
and the light chases the shadows from the ground
I open my eyes
feel the sleep
reluctant to creep
from my room
it is cold out
but warm here under the covers
I am awake
just barely
I do not want to move
not one muscle
reluctant
to relinquish the familiar comfort of my bed
just five more minutes
I need five more minutes
lying here
covers up to my chin
I close my eyes
against the growing light
not moving
not thinking
not
anything
only wanting to float away
from the birth of another day
just five more minutes
I need five more minutes

Tags

Poems, Poetry

Meet the author

author avatar hotcheetos
not applicable

Share this page

moderator johnnydod moderated this page.
If you have any complaints about this content, please let us know

Comments

Add a comment
Username
Can't login?
Password