not now

 

when i was 15 i painted my room except the edges
my mother told me not to, said she was good at it, she would
when i was 20 my mother painted my old room a new color for my brother
all the way from the ceiling to the floor

 

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acceptance by the numbers

it’s 12:30pm on a wednesday
i’ve been out of bed 3 hours
i had 1 maple donut
and 24 ounces of coffee
i opened a beer 10 minutes ago
i’ll probably make 2 vodka and seltzers
my new job starts in 7 days
i haven’t put in my 2 weeks at the old
i might take 20 steps from my couch today
and only want to be awake until 8:30pm

this is exactly where i am






via Daily Prompt: Acceptance