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Wake Up

Wake Up

What do you think about,
when you wake up?
Do you think about,
the step you will take
When you get out of bed?
Did you think about yesterday?
You wish you did something else instead.
Those words you never got to say.
You will try to tell them anyway.

If all the moments do not count.
Will you try to take them back?

In a way it may be too late you lost your day.
You let it all bundle in layers and stacks.
Without wondering,
if there will ever be a tomorrow.
Not realizing yesterday is gone.
Waking up to an empty shell,
Going off the deep end.
Living life like "oh well","oh well!"
With you, it's just another morning.
Not knowing how your day will begin.
Thinking I don't want to lose a moment,
With the one I love.

I want to wake up with a smile again.
Sleeping with a prayer to him above.
Always giving my day a very good end,
To wake up with so much love.


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  1. Date: 6/12/2015 1:24:00 PM
    The author has mixed feelings about the world that confronts her every day. The shear disarray life offers is troublesome, difficult and irregular... offering more to shun than to embrace and yet hope perseveres. Emile.

  1. Date: 5/27/2015 6:54:00 PM
    .. This poem needs work, sorry for the rude interruption, I will make changes during the summer, if you want to lend a hand please send soup mail to my inbox, I was beginner when I posted this poem..... HUGS SKAT. ...........

  1. Date: 2/25/2015 4:42:00 PM
    Very inspiring Skat. Love the message ^7^ Janet

  1. Date: 7/1/2014 10:44:00 PM
    I think another crazy day

  1. Date: 3/1/2014 7:41:00 PM
    Wonderful aspirations to appreciate each moment and the ones you love each day. Well done.

  1. Date: 1/19/2014 3:55:00 PM
    Wow. What a wonderfully detailed, amazingly written piece.

  1. Date: 9/23/2013 6:28:00 PM
    SKAT This is a very inspiring poem not to take life or anyone for granted. Cherish every moment before its gone. Good job

  1. Date: 7/7/2013 12:17:00 AM

  1. Date: 10/16/2010 6:19:00 PM
    Really makes me think

  1. Date: 8/2/2010 10:12:00 PM
    Nathan, dear I hear where you are coming from. It is HARD 2 keep up with them smiles in the morning. Especially when you got a man giving you every thing all night. Leave it to that special person to want to satisfy a non going smile. Love,..p.d.

  1. Date: 5/31/2010 2:58:00 PM
    it is a very longing emotion if you feel that you have lost even one moment with the one you love so dearly. and when it comes to you the moments you awake, thats where it gets really deep. becuase its also in your dreams, where your reality lives in unconcious mind, which is sometimes in other words, your spirit trying to tell you something, or remind you.and its okey, Irma, you don't have to tell anyone the truth about your 'make believe'.but your only 36, and u got divorced yrs ago?-alway

  1. Date: 5/10/2010 3:44:00 AM
    Yes, Irma, you described it so well!! We should reflect more and use our time in a better way...Have a nive week ahead and thank you for your comments...Gert

  1. Date: 4/9/2010 10:59:00 PM
    true, true.... bt thats how we wanna live.. gettin late will comment on the others 2morrow love u good nite!!!!:) ( u made audree & our nite)

  1. Date: 3/6/2010 7:55:00 PM
    thanks for comment on a reminder so is this one thanks IRMA

  1. Date: 3/6/2010 5:48:00 PM
    you did it again... loved it

  1. Date: 2/21/2010 9:44:00 PM
    I think you are getting better to me the more of your poems I read,Irma! this one is just great!! I love what you said to me, I want EVERY one of my poems to be FUN for people and interesting. I have gobs of them and I bet you have many poems too. well, I need to get to bed finally. LUv ya, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/19/2010 9:21:00 PM
    I really like this one, nice write ;)

  1. Date: 2/17/2010 7:26:00 AM
    This is truly a remarkable poem! I think we all at one time or another take life for granted. You inspired me this morning, Ms. Irma! Thank you for this heartfelt, inspirational piece! God bless you! Milt

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 7:52:00 PM
    A wonderful poem Irma and so interesting to think about .. when waking I just am thankful for another day to serve God and write poetry..luv my sons.. and breath ... good qualities to think about in your poem so precious.. luv.. Linda-Marie..

  1. Date: 2/15/2010 11:44:00 AM
    i enjoyed that thanks