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Knock, Knock

Someone's at my kitchen door
I hear them gently knock
But it really is quite early
I look glumly at the clock
Who could be there waiting
Who would be about
I haven't had my coffee yet
It makes me want to shout

They must still be standing there
Again I hear them knock
I can't open the door like this
It would give them quite a shock
I haven't had my shower yet
And my hair is everywhere
I've just hurried out of bed
I'm looking kind of bare

I wish that they'd be gone from here
Once more I hear a knock
Why can't they just walk away
Or drive around the block
Oh, but now I'm wide awake
And it's clear they're here to stay
So I guess I'll quickly dress myself 
...Welcome to my day

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  1. Date: 10/20/2010 9:01:00 AM
    Congratulations Steven on your win in Nikko Palmario's contest "Yah for "K"!". Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/20/2010 7:42:00 AM
    Many congratulations on your win Steven in Nikko's fine contest >> James

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 8:34:00 PM
    steven, I wish this had scored higher.It is a very nice write! Congrats on HM. LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 3:51:00 PM
    I know what a dilemna that is to have someone come before one is ready for the day. Hope you got your coffee. Congratulations on your placement. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 11:23:00 AM
    congrats on your HM in the contest with this great entry, love it

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 10:49:00 AM
    Reminds me of the Knock-Knock..Whos There? jokes...congrats on your win. BG

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 10:22:00 AM
    Steven, Congratulations on your success in Nikko's great contest. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 8:36:00 AM
    Hi Steven, I really really wanted to give this a higher place but you used Knock twice in your title---eek sorry I am such a stickler- but I truly enjoyed this one --loved the flow & rhythm and thank you for letting us in your day-- congrats! -- nikko :)

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 8:13:00 AM
    Ah, go ahead an open the door, Steven. Got a chuckle reading this. Congratulations on your placement in the contest! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 7:55:00 AM
    Congratulations on the well deserved win in the contest, Steven

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 7:50:00 AM
    Great poem, Steven! Very nice. Congratulations on your HM in Nikko's Contest!! Ruben.

  1. Date: 10/19/2010 6:22:00 AM
    Congrats Steven on your HM in Nikko's K contest with this excellent entry .. enjoy your special honor and success today with luv..

  1. Date: 10/8/2010 8:33:00 PM
    this is kinda cool, Steven. a slice of life poem for the start of a new day! Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 10/4/2010 3:34:00 AM
    Steven you got some awesome rhythm and rhyme in this one .. thanks for your the congrates and the kind comment on my poem love Jayne

  1. Date: 9/29/2010 10:10:00 AM
    I am happy to be able to sit and read all the diverse poems here at PoetrySoup today. I am glad your poetry was among the ones I am reading today Steven. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 5:15:00 PM
    get up and shock em to not coming back so early... or do like I do... just don't go to the door! LOL

  1. Date: 9/28/2010 1:16:00 PM
    Well expressed thoughts on the sound of knock knock... Steven