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Sick and Tired

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Coughing racks the night away

Hour after hour

Minute after minute

And second after second

D…r…a…g… the hands of the clock

Tick-tock tick-tock

Pulling me forward when I need to go back

Remember… on the farm the cock crows

To herald the dawn before the faintest light

Bruised ribs ache when I awake

Raw throat, gargle with salt

An-other day thick head stay-in-bed…

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(I had the best night’s sleep this morning, lol!)

©Denise G Allen, 13 April 2013 15:41

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Author: adeeyoyo

I am a middle-aged South African woman, living in Johannesburg. I began writing poetry towards the end of May 2010. I love animals – sometimes more than people!

23 thoughts on “Sick and Tired

  1. I didn’t really know whether to like this or not, but it’s such good writing, so I did. Been there, done that. Get well soon, dear adee. *hugs*

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  2. Oh dear, Denise, I hate nights like that, but how they ring bells with all of us!
    I hope you get better soon.
    Would you believe, if I am tired and sleepless I go on my radio and do half an
    hour of morse?. That is so soothing to me!
    John

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  3. Aw, sorry you’re feeling so ill adee. Hope you get better really soon.

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  4. A hot toddy and a warm bed will do the trick! Glad you’re feeling better now, though.

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  5. Nasty! I hope finally catching up with a morning sleep has put you on the road to recovery.

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  6. Bodies! Who’d ‘ave ’em?

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  7. I can feel your weariness and pain in the blog post. Get better soon

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  8. So sorry that you’re not feeling well. Hope you recover soon.
    Hugs,
    Jeannie

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  9. Hope you’re feeling better soon, adee!

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  10. Glad you’re on the mend. Being sick is the pits.

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  11. I”m reading this late, so perhaps by now you’re in the best of health and feeling great. I hope so.

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