The Bed That Wasn't Fully Made
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The Bed That Wasn't Fully Made

A poem on how quickly our days pass, from a Sailor's viewpoint.

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The Bed That Wasn't Fully Made

the sun rises, and it falls

a little like my dreams

but alike, they always find their own ways back

the last morning the sun rose

I knew it would be a long time

but my dream was coming true

I was leaving, before sunset

but my bed wasn't fully made.

I always say that by the time I realize

the sun rises

the time comes for it to set.

two hundred and sixteen sun rises

two hundred and sixteen sunsets

the sun rose again

but this time on the other side of the country

I knew that I was leaving

before sunset.

the house was empty

my heart was full

the time had come quickly

to return to the bed that wasn't fully made.

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