Morning Ritual

Written by: jack horne

I scratch my armpits, butt and head, 
And stagger, weary, from my bed.
Before I have a cup of tea,
An icy shower’s next for me.
I’m running late and start to cuss;
I rush outside…and miss the bus.

*some of this is true

Jack Horne for Francine’s Couplet Morning contest, 6th August