Childhood morning

Morning has started

I listen from my bed

Birds chirping loudly

The electricity wakes

The shipping forecast

Talks from the bathroom

The kettle whistles

The shower hums

Familiar voices drift upwards

The clock strikes,

with 7 cuckoo chirps

the washing machine whirs

its on a top speed

and in just a moment

A voice will shout

Are you up yet?

As if you could sleep

through the electricity din

Of the house waking up

Once again.

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3 thoughts on “Childhood morning

  1. cpbialois says:

    Reblogged this on The BiaLog and commented:
    Good morning and please join me in welcoming back Katherine Loverage to the Poetry Corner. 🙂

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