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New Year’s Morning

Rating: 4.3

In the morning, I woke up in all the dullness that comes
After a night on the town: The hustling and gargling,
Lots of shouting, bending to ears. The obstacle course
Of sliding by sweat soaked shirts, shiny arms.

Belatedly, I arch out of bed, a bottom of the barrel stomach,
Head like shattered glass, but thoughts return to dancing
When time pushed herself over the edge, to the unknown.
A celebration of the passing, a beautiful misery has ended.

I pull back the curtains to the same road that is forever
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Amanda Lukas 14 January 2006

A night on the town always has quite an effect, doesn't it? Hope your new year is happier and less hungover!

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Ivy Christou 09 January 2006

this was beautiful Sean, vivid images and meaningful ending.. Life will always be calling! Have a great 2006 my friend! ! HBH

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