Don't wanna leave my bed!

Don't wanna leave my bed!

A Poem by Austin Smith
"

Just a little doodle I made at a bus stop today (08/18/11).

"

Light

comes in

through the cracks,

uninvited,

and unrequested.

It touches my skin and,

more importantly, my eyes.

This two-bit place won't let me sleep!

I pull the covers over my eyes and

avoid her, the bright dawn springin to life.

The sound of the clock goes on and on,

tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock, 

And birds sing a gay li'l tune.

The sleep will come back soon

eventually . . .

I must lie here,

underneath,

in the

Dark.

© 2011 Austin Smith


Author's Note

Austin Smith
1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 syllable count for every line. Sorry for the blandness of this, but I've been out of practice.

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Austin Smith
Austin Smith

Grand Terrace, CA



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I've decided, with the conclusion of my time at a community college, to launch myself fully into the experience of writing. I shall no longer beat around the bush, methinks. more..

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