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The Interstitial Interval (from Wake to Work)

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The Interstitial Interval (from Wake to Work)

They vie out in dim farm-fields,
the smoke and the stars.
Not for touch, blood, or gold;
just a hundred seconds more.

I am awake so I must decide.

it’s unfair,
she said,
we both know that.  
And what responsibility isn’t
I had said.
I yawn and drive past the dead deer on Millersport Highway.
Great.
It’s not her.
It’s me.

Stopped;
but the day is never that,
is it.

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  1. Date: 11/27/2009 5:29:00 PM

    Thank you for a very enjoyable read. Have a wonderful weekend. Love, Carol