woke

Originally posted on my website, Hands In the Garden. Come visit!

woke

seems decades
spent
asleep-

lucid time’s
become the
nightmare
nap.

trapped-

cower to
realities,

day’s flaming
demands-

scabbed hands
shield
eyes

that deny
these moments,
damned.

vanishing into
void
of avoidance-

sleep.

© Anthony Gorman 2018

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