I Can't Get Up

July 20, 2009
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It can’t be morning
Nine is still night
I’m still dreaming
Go away, sunlight

But it’s time to get up
No it can’t be
Alarm clock, shut up
You can’t be talking to me

My eyes are still closed
My body feels like mud
My legs are stuck to it so
I’m officially a bed spud

I’m struggling with strife
At last I bedraggle out of bed
Oh please, it’s not worth my life
My legs are solid led

They’re glumped to the floor
I try to crawl with no energy
Since I’m empty to the core
I can’t do it, don’t you see?

I yawn into the quicksand
Of my sheets and blankets
Onto my pillow I crash-land
Boy that took some sweat

But who would care?
It’s summer on a Saturday
It’s completely fair
Time to hit the hay

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ZebraWithoutStripes This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Apr. 10, 2010 at 9:29 pm
haha this is really funny :)
~*el-oh-vee-ee*~ said...
Nov. 2, 2009 at 6:21 pm
haha. i loved this. its awesome. :) sounds like me in the morning~
Katie B. said...
Aug. 23, 2009 at 10:03 pm
Very good job, I love it!
artmusiclit_chic said...
Aug. 7, 2009 at 6:44 pm
Great! and that's a good idea to keep a notebook near you like that. when i get inspired i have to go scrounging around for whatever paper i can find, and by then i already forget some of what i was going to say lol.
Libby L. This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 7, 2009 at 3:14 am
I love it! Describes my life :)
dreamer_believer said...
Aug. 6, 2009 at 2:14 am
great! i loved it...so true about how everyone feels in the morning. im going to print this out and keep this by my bed! thanks for your comments too :) keep posting your work. i'll keep commenting! check some of my other work out too!
GlassHeart said...
Aug. 3, 2009 at 3:06 pm
I love it! Good job!
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