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Morning Apathy

July 16, 2013
By GreyGirl ELITE, Pohang,Kyungbuk, Other
GreyGirl ELITE, Pohang,Kyungbuk, Other
170 articles 122 photos 392 comments

Shiver awake,
My dreams crash silently like breaking porcelain.
Tight fat and sinew stretch above the milky balls of my eyes,
Reaching for heights they will never gain.
Looking at your face I can tell that the
The night was long and hard,
Filled with too many cheap drinks of starlight
And unfiltered, smoky moon beams.
Your mouth twitches in your sleep
And I can’t help but notice the meaty smudge above your cheekbone.
Is it blood or lipstick?
Does it matter?
Let the morning peel away your exhaustion,
Like papery skin of an onion,
That has sat too long and forgotten the layers
Of its memory (or maybe it never knew them to begin with.)
Like the inescapable call of a magnet,
We were drawn together.
Two too tired to win the race,
But set not to lose it.
The only difference between us
Is that I am a morning person and you aren’t.



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on Dec. 17 2013 at 10:22 am
TargonTheDragon GOLD, Ofallon, Missouri
15 articles 16 photos 292 comments

Favorite Quote:
First dentistry was painless.
Then bicycles were chainless,
Carriages were horseless,
And many laws enforceless.

Next cookery was fireless,
Telegraphy was wireless,
Cigars were nicotineless,
And coffee caffeineless.

Soon oranges were seedless,
The putting green was weedless,
The college boy was hatless,
The proper diet fatless.

New motor roads are dustless,
The latest steel is rustless,
Our tennis courts are sodless,
Our new religion — godless.

i agree totally

on Dec. 16 2013 at 12:03 pm
mereCat PLATINUM, Horsham, Other
46 articles 0 photos 183 comments

Favorite Quote:
"I am finally colouring inside the lines I live between"

Don't worry Targon, you're not the only one reading GreyGirl's work! I've just sat here are read through countless pieces and I have to say that they are all incredible and totally deserve the editor's choice marks and the publications. Amazing! 

GreyGirl ELITE said...
on Aug. 14 2013 at 12:55 am
GreyGirl ELITE, Pohang,Kyungbuk, Other
170 articles 122 photos 392 comments
Thanks as always, Targon :)

on Aug. 13 2013 at 9:44 pm
TargonTheDragon GOLD, Ofallon, Missouri
15 articles 16 photos 292 comments

Favorite Quote:
First dentistry was painless.
Then bicycles were chainless,
Carriages were horseless,
And many laws enforceless.

Next cookery was fireless,
Telegraphy was wireless,
Cigars were nicotineless,
And coffee caffeineless.

Soon oranges were seedless,
The putting green was weedless,
The college boy was hatless,
The proper diet fatless.

New motor roads are dustless,
The latest steel is rustless,
Our tennis courts are sodless,
Our new religion — godless.

Dang. you even got Editor's Choice and still i am the only one reading.    well, I hope more people see your stuff.    great job as always!!!


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