"Life is the dancer and you are the dance."
Eckhart Tolle

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

"It Will Never Change" we write poems #38-morning wake-up call / OSW #30

Mornings – silence – please
Sun shining in my windows
bright, blinding me
Always in a rush, looking at the clock
I’m late … as I spill my coffee
I can’t stand drivel at this time of day
keep it to yourself
Sure the garden looks nice in this light
I’d rather be in bed – under the comforter
My dogs always greeting me
forever faithful friends
I’d rather be in bed –  covers over my head
Troublesome and annoying – mornings

Nighttime – stillness – delight
A comfortable place to sink into
I watch the sky change colours,
look at stars, examining every subtlety
Feel the coolness entering
the air, so I may wrap it
around me, relax …
Listening to quiet noises of an evening unwind …
Give me nighttime … I don’t like mornings

40 comments:

  1. ah...thank you for ending peaceful...i was feeling rather frantic with the beginning...and a bit sad at spilling the coffee...smiles. nice one shot

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  2. love it Pam the nightmare of night..a blessing to the nightmare of day.... and I find if I drink my coffee in bed..it does not spill as much....bkm

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  3. Very nice, Pamela. We share the same opinion of morning and night. :)

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  4. All ends peaceful at the end of the day Brian:)

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  5. Maybe I should try that, Barb;)

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  6. zouxzoux, I love the evening, but the mornings have always been challenging for me. I love my bed:)

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  7. Beautiful! Although I might be a bit biased as I feel you could have been writing it for me-darn those mornings!

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  8. A very effective statement on the frantic and demanding quality of our modern lives--bound to the artificial imperatives of the clock. I can't imagine primitive man jumping out of his cave at the crack of dawn to go pound out a flint knoife or something--humans like their actions to have meaning, and the mindlessness of having to live to an inflexible schedule is very wearing on the soul. Nice writing, and I agree completely.

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  9. More like damn those mornings :)
    Thanks for visiting.

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  10. Joy Ann I detest how I always watch the clock.
    But if I don't I will be late. When I am not on
    a schedule I rarely look at a clock. I have never
    liked mornings and knowing people who do, well I admire them.

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  11. Amen, sister! Now pass the coffee, will ya? :)

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  12. I used to feel the same way. Now my time is mostly my own so mornings have become a very pleasantly active space. It took a great deal of time though. Love the poem, the rush and frustration you managed to convey so easily,

    Elizabeth

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  13. I don't like mornings either...but I think I like the night even more now. :)

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  14. A nice, quiet evening with a drink and someone close.

    Then a nice, quiet and SLOW morning after with the same someone, enjoying morning coffee.

    Sounds good to me!

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  15. Elizabeth as a child I didn't like the mornings or rainy days. My sister still teases me about how I would cry when it rained.
    I do in fact like my quiet time in the morning, if I don't have to be somewhere. It just seems most times I have to be somewhere. Therefore I love the evenings.

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  16. Thanks autumnraven, the nights are special to me.

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  17. Eric, that is a weekend for me. I love Fridays and Saturdays for exactly those and more reasons.
    I don't like to rush around, but also I am not willing to get up earlier. Go figure:)

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  18. I can so relate to this. I am definitely NOT a morning person. It is a beautiful time of day with the light and all though if I can ever make myself get up early enough to enjoy it. I too would much rather be under the covers!

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  19. Just read your poem Peggy and I can relate to it.

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  20. Pamela, this is a great poem. I have had mornings like this, when I just don't want to hear anything. But mostly I like mornings, out or inside. I love your description of the evening, the comfort and consolation of night time.

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  21. Shari, first of all thanks and I am happy to see you around again. But in all honesty I prefer the night. No hurries, no rushing, just enjoying the time, my family and friends.

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  22. hahahah...was this me reading your poem, or was it my own mind!??! Oh Pam... I so share your sentiment, my dear....
    Mornings can be really beautiful...but waking up (early and unwillingly) ain't! :)
    Jeezz.. I can relate to this one hundred percent!

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  23. You make night sound so delicious.

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  24. Mornings like that are no fun! Love your descriptions of the night, Pam. Nice poem

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  25. Kavita seems many share my views:)

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  26. Irene nighttime is delicious to me:)

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  27. Good job, Pam.
    Not a morning person, either.

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  28. Barb, thanks, mornings are not fun!

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  29. Relatable, superb word choice/flow work.

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  30. Thanks Steve. I really dislike mornings:)

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  31. Well written, Pamela. You made your feelings very clear. Mostly I am a morning person rather than a night owl! We are different in that way.

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  32. Viva la differencia! Give me the night:)

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  33. I am a morning person. I gotta be. I go to school before 7!


    zeroing into the arrow

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  34. Gautami, I used to have to be at work by 7, but my
    schedule changed in June. I now work mostly in the afternoon. Which is just fine with me:)

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