The garbage truck outside woke me at 5am.
I’ve been up since then,
lying here waiting for sleep to take
me back but I stay awake,
Work at 7am so I get dressed.
I put my wheat toast in the
Toaster. I push the toast down,
nothing happens. It’s
I go to work hungry I try
to stay awake while my boss
lectures me about posted notes.
Who cares, I say to myself,
He’s so boring.
I come home from work at
4pm. Nate greets me with a lick
on the hand. I missed you too boy.
The day is almost done and I’m
I get into bed and move the covers
up over my hands. So warm and
quiet. My eyes start to close
and I can feel myself being pulled into
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