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Comatose: inspired by Insomniac by Maya Angelou, for Joann’s Copycat contest

There are some morns when
Sleep conquers,
Heavy and masterful.
And all the tricks
That I groggily try
To shake it from my head
Are futile as raising the dead,
And much less hopeful.

Copyright © jack horne

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  1. Date: 9/1/2012 10:25:00 AM
    jack, congratulations in Joann's "copy cat contest" have yourself a great day.. ~LUV~PD

  1. Date: 8/30/2012 7:08:00 AM
    Congratulations on your placement in Joann's "Copy Cat" contest Jack. Sorry to be late commenting. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/28/2012 5:48:00 PM
    You really nailed the feeling, sometimes I think I wake up sit up..even get up only to find I still am alseeP! Haven't moved a jot, horrid feeling! Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 5:40:00 PM
    I really need to read this poem of maya Angelou's sometime!! Maybe yours is even better!!! Big congrats, Jack. I am happy this one made the winners' list.

  1. Date: 8/27/2012 1:15:00 PM
    I imagine Maya has inspired a whole generation of poets. Good job with her work. Congratulations.

  1. Date: 8/16/2012 3:52:00 AM
    Jack I had to read Maya's poem, you did an outstanding job, well done and good luck...David

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 10:57:00 PM
    Jack, this is interesting...good luck in the it..:-) Thank you for sharing * Goodnight~ PD

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 8:34:00 PM
    That must be a cool poem you copy catted. She is a revered writer! I feel like this almost every morning!!

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 5:10:00 PM
    This is such a marvelous write my friend! I really enjoyed the creativity you exuded within this poem...a great copycat! What a wondrous piece, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 8/15/2012 4:17:00 PM
    Cute one..Yes, some children more so teens can't seem to go to sleep and then one has to set off an explosion to wake them up..Enjoyed reading this eve..Thanks for stopping by...Sara