Going Through The Motions
Wake up. Brush teeth. Take a shower. Wear clothes.
Pack bag. Eat breakfast. Put on shoes.
Get in the car. Go to school. Walk.
Walk and climb the stairs to class.
Catch breath. Wait.
Wait some more. So many voices. Loud.
Ear piercing reminder of the school day starting.
Work. Work some more. You’re not done working.
Walk and climb. Walking and climbing.
Laughter and conversations fueling the need to get through the day.
Excitement. Gut-busting laughter. Beautiful, singing laughter.
Still constant ear piercing sounds. Still not done working.
Walk. Walk faster! You’re gonna be late!
Yes! Made the bus. Sit down.
Be patient and wait.
You have your music, so just be patient and wait.
Rumbles of the engine and voices joining together. Loud.
And we’re on the move.
Got home. Unpack. Relax. What to do?
Ah yes. Not done working.
Work. Work some more.Don’t understand,have to work some more.
Need a break. Do something fun!
Turned on the phone. Watching characters have fun.
Time for dinner, seemingly endless.
Rest. Time feels calmer.
School seems far away.
Work seems far away.
Enjoy the entertainment created from the brain.
Mind movies are always entertaining.
So much depth! So much emotion! Critically acclaimed!
Brush teeth. Change clothes. Go to bed.
Try to sleep. You’re not done worrying. Your movies have a sequel.
Swirling thoughts, knots in stomach, headaches, fear, grades, friends, family.
Swirling thoughts. Loud.