The alarm bell rings.
My eyes open. It stings.
The long night and early morning
Remind me that today will be boring.
I cook my breakfast; pack my lunch,
Tell the world “thanks a bunch,”
For another day it’s given me
To feel lost in the monotony.
I make the drive out to work
Through the 6:00 AM murk,
Then slog my way through the day
I can’t help but notice the gray.
The walls, the desk, the ceiling too,
Would probably be more alive in blue
Or red or yellow, or even green,
Instead, it’s a faded scene.
10:24, she left my text on read.
I wonder if she went to bed?
Or maybe she was with another guy,
Its not like I expected a reply.
12:01, it’s time time to eat
My white bread sandwich with dry meat.
My mind wanders to the weekend,
Where I went out and vacationed.
I took a trip to the Bahamas,
Away from all the baby-mamas
That live on the floor of my apartment,
Whose children seem to be hellbent.
1:01 and back to work,
I noticed that my boss will lurk
Around at the back of the room.
He’s like a figure of impending doom.
The day goes by very slowly,
And as it progresses I feel lonely.
Until eventually the five o’clock bell rings
And all my coworkers begin to sing.
I drive home through fading skies,
And arrive as stars start to rise.
Another day come to its end,
Till tomorrow when I do it all again.
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