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My Funny Valentine: The Poet's Cut

The sound of my old alarm clock was again buzzing through the hollows of my ears. My eyes, resisting all efforts to pry open, finally allowed a narrow view, an exit from my delectable dreams. Laying there until an acceptance, the day must begin and so must I. The list of things I had to do took over my mind as I bobbled and fumbled throughout my morning. The sting of a razor cutting the skin, the burnt flesh of my toast and the tear of a newly purchased stocking carried me out the door.

Dream State: The Poet's Cut

I stood, the hall that presents itself in front of me, short and narrow. A door to the left was slightly ajar, a light beaming through the crack as if it were an invitation, gilded in gold and presented to me with shiny droplets of joy. It called to me and I wanted to embrace it.