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February 9, 2020


When I Woke Up


when I woke up Saturday, a week

I didnt expect it would take this long

I didnt expect it would take all day

I didnt expect it would be at all

it just came and then it stayed

burying the glory of each new day

in drab grey melancholy

and now

a week and a day in

brief glimpses of Gods lovely sun

(fewer and farther between

than in reality were)

punctuate this run-on sentence

with exclamations of wonder


When I Woke Up
A poem by Peter Rhebergen

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