Poetry by Jeff Green

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Too early

by cricketjeff on July 4, 2008.  © Jeff Green, All rights reserved

Butterscotch clouds
the dawn left behind

Blackbirds singing in rivalry
why am I awake?

and then I remember
the look on your lips

I don’t want to sleep any more

Author notes

30 words “5 o’clock in the morning”

cf http://allpoetry.com/poem/4393429