My Day 16 poem, based on the prompt at https://www.napowrimo.net/day-sixteen-9/.
That mildly euphoric feeling you get from stretching
that German probably has a word for
happens maybe once a day
When you can’t repeat it, there’s no sense in kvetching;
just accept that it’s done for
and try again on Tuesday.
Next time, wait until after your morning coffee;
that’s really the best way.
The feeling will come again when it’s called for,
and it will show up for you gladly—
but only once a day.
(16 April 2022)
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