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I Can't Get Up

July 20, 2009
By kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
kiwi12 PLATINUM, Austin, Texas
28 articles 10 photos 365 comments

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

The author's comments:
Yes, this is how I feel in the morning. In fact, that's when I wrote it. Having a notebook by your bed can be handy under dramatic circumstances...

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This article has 7 comments.

on Apr. 10 2010 at 9:29 pm
ZebraWithoutStripes ELITE, Blue Springs, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
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haha this is really funny :)

on Nov. 2 2009 at 6:21 pm
LoveLikeWoe DIAMOND, LeSueur, MN, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
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haha. i loved this. its awesome. :) sounds like me in the morning~

on Aug. 23 2009 at 10:03 pm
Katie Burgess, Charleston, West Virginia
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Very good job, I love it!

on Aug. 7 2009 at 6:44 pm
artmusiclit_chic GOLD, Riverside, Rhode Island
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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.

on Aug. 7 2009 at 3:14 am
LibbyL PLATINUM, Layton, Utah
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Favorite Quote:
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I love it! Describes my life :)

on Aug. 6 2009 at 2:14 am
jennee21_ann GOLD, Helper, Utah
17 articles 0 photos 568 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't gain the world and lose your soul....wisdom is better than silver or gold."

"You can always close a book, but you can never close the mind of a writer."

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!

on Aug. 3 2009 at 3:06 pm
GlassHeart SILVER, Black Earth, Wisconsin
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I love it! Good job!