the taste of 2AM

the taste of 2AM                                November 25, 2015
how long will i continue to write poems
that begin with a meager number
to give the time of night?
when will i learn the words
to describe the smell of midnight
and the icy hands of minutes before dawn?
or is it courage rather than words
i have lacked on the page?

About m

My ego wants to think I'm a writer but my heart knows I'm just another one of God's Kids who sometimes has words to say. 2 human kids and 3 feline kids call me Mom. Or Mooooooom. Or mewom, depending which you ask. I'm kinda-sorta busy being a student again; this time I signed myself up for a bizarre torture known as Graduate School. Theoretically in 4ish years I'll have earned some more nice letters to put with my name. Let's face it, I'm addicted to learning and probably need rehab to restore me to sanity and remove the obsession to read books. I don't remember what free time is but I think I like to spend it sleeping or playing in the mud on a river bank.
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