Tagged: tired

pardon, let me park

pardon, let me park
my brain here, turn off the engine
of thoughts, or even

just let it, god-forbid, idle –
yes, for longer than five minutes
.
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exhaustion pulls you

exhaustion pulls you
away from the station faster
than anything else –

one moment, we are listening,
the next, we are asleep, dreaming
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: exhaustion

one day, our memories

one day, our memories
will no longer spark – you will
be left holding the

flint, and i will be steel, tired
of matching wits, igniting
.
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one week later, we

one week later, we
gather up the stamina
for the days to come –

we can’t see the finish line from
here, and we’re not ready to
.
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there are moments

every other morning,

every other morning,
our bodies are
caught wanting –
in mid-
production, dreams
tend towards
warts and all
when there is no
means for escape
.
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even a mosquito

even a mosquito
tires
of the same
blood
eventually, belly
full, appetite
relieved, giving
no further signs
of recognition,
desire
.
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taking an early

taking an early
evening nap is setting
yourself for failure –

it’s a quarter-to-one, my
body bets against my brain
.
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if she says she’s

i am tired –

i am tired –
this is not a new
thing, only
a stumbling
moment.
you are not
awake to
cluck at me
.
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