2012-11-30T20:50:09-08:00November 30th, 2012|Musings on life|

The day after an all-nighter

She is tired today in that rubbery way
last night spent at her computer
drinking licorice tea
and chewing the inside of her cheeks
until the sun woke up the sky
perhaps noticing her
as she sat
pressing the contents of her brain
onto the screen
as fast as she could
and the sun wondered
for a moment
at the strange world of humans
whipped like an old horse
by a deadline.

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