Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Day 9, National Poetry Month

Wake Up Call

Pencil paralyzed
on paper, teeth marks scarring
eraser, duct tape

on my dusty desk,
idle fingers on keyboard,
coffee brewing next

to me, gum churning
in my mouth, I think of you,
eyes forever shut.

copyright April 9, 2014
Katherine Gotthardt
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