All The Time in The World

I am tired. 

If I have to come up with one more answer, I might never speak again.

If only I could relax,

taste the salt of the sea and the warmth of the sun against my neck

contrasting the sharp grey corners of the desk I occupy.

If only I could lie down and never get up

my heartbeat one with Mother Earth's 

I would have all the time in the world to think

yet I would think about nothing.

I would be lazy as the lapping waves.

I would enjoy it enormously

if only, if only.

Posted in response to the challenge Lazy.



14 years old

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