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In those moments...



In those moments

Just as I wake

eyes still shut

glued tight

I'd rather lie

undercover


Me,

my thoughts

and I


Sometimes fleeting glimpses

of dreams remain

Sometimes I remember

nothing

Only what is on the list

Did I pay the phone bill?

Do I have eggs, milk or bread?


Sometimes I remember

those I miss

Hoping still

for a notification

of a message

that never comes

Or being able to call

and say "hi Mom


I could mull

over something

that went wrong

to try to make peace

and calm my mind


Sometimes I write

with one eye open

because the words

came in the night


I count the minutes

to see if I can

hit snooze

again

and again

Making the moments last

and pass

Before the day takes hold

as I reflect.


Denise g

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