I awake at the dawn of a new day

but instead of getting out of bed

I tuck my head back below the covers

and put the snooze button on.

I’m frozen under the sheets,

immobile in the world that

doesn’t wait to keep spinning along

regardless of my inactivity.

I said I would change the world

but my life has spiraled out of control

and I’ve lost my center of gravity

when its weight toppled me.

I’ve let the days stack against me

because I’m stuck in reverse;

I watch life pass on by me

from the comfort of my bed.  

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Inspired by: “World Spins Madly On" by the Weepies

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