Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Just Write # 3

The alarm goes off and I don't want to move from the bed because I think I just went to sleep. I'm sure I just went to sleep even though I put myself into the bed hours ago. It may time to rethink the evening pot of coffee after coming home from work. Perhaps find a different way to unwind.

I'm doing better than I was with the whole sleeping thing. I don't stay up nearly as late or sleep nearly as long in the mornings as I used to do but still, today, I don't want to move at all. Let me pull the blankets up and just let the world pass by. Just for today.

Instead I shove my hand out and silence the alarm and make my feet hit the floor. Then I head for the kitchen to turn on the coffee pot. If I have to be up, I may as well be caffeinated.


This is Just Write, a free-writing exercise in which you sit down with no writing agenda, no pushing for a theme. Watch the details of your stories ignite their own meaning from within.

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