Busy and Exhausted
It’s funny how in the morning
you wish you could’ve slept longer,
but in the evening
all you want to do is stay up late.
That at one moment you’re ready to collapse
and the next you’re bouncing off the walls.
It comes so suddenly–
a forgotten task,
an then suddenly you’re rushing around the bedroom
making a ruckus in the quiet house,
hurrying and scurrying,
thinking and fixing,
moving and moving and