I Promise

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I log on as soon as I get home.
offline
I wait.
"4 o'clock," he said.
"I promise."

I look at the clock.
4:15
He's just a little late.
I wait.
"4 o'clock," he said.
"I promise."

I clean my room.
4:30
I finish.
5:15
I wait.
"4 o'clock," he said.
"I promise."

I eat dinner
it's almost 6.
I stop and check My Inbox.
No New Messages it says.
I wait.
"4 o'clock," he said.
"I promise."

I breath.
7:30. I wait.
I blink.
8:17. I wait.
I yawn.
10:42. I wait
I doze off.
12am. Midnight. I die.

I log on as soon as I get home.
offline
I wait.
"4 o'clock," he said.
"I promise."





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Lonleydandy said...
Aug. 6, 2009 at 1:42 am
Wow, I really like this poem.I can relate to it!
 
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