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Rise

"A breath, morning..."

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A breath, morning

A heavy lidded dawning

A yawn, a moan

A stifle, a groan

The sun is incongruent


Little to see, scarce to move

Lots to be, plenty to do

A sundial, clocking the strokes

A moondial, polyamorous and broken

The first rays break through


Eyes to the floor,

Cover to the wall.

An amniotic weep out of the womb

Whence was tears, they are silent

Whence was wonder, it is absent

For it is never seen that,

with your eyes aimed low

Arms hanging, head bowed

Why does one life life with eyes half closed