Poems · Scribblings

Saving Daylight

B1EC8B05-1F2F-4DB2-B169-18FDC4DD34E9

1:59am skipped to 3:00am.

The animals knew not to wake early,

But we wind our alarms, stealing an hour of rest,

Although the sun peers in just the same.

And when day turns to night, according to my wrist watch,

The sun stumbles to catch up,

One hour behind,

And the birds sing ‘Summer!’

And I remind myself, ‘Not Quite.”

The spring air through the open window is my extra blanket,

As the woollen one is folded away.

Skin opened to the sun,

Day and Night are one,

Until darkness does fall,

Just one hour later than yesterday.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s