4 O'Clock in the Morning

What happened?
But ohhh
It was something
Because at 4 o’clock in the morning
It was so much more than nothing
Being awake at this hour
Is not by accident
And though usually not by choice
Our mind wonders
While we stare at the ceiling
And say to ourselves
“What the fuck am I doing up at 4 in the morning?”
And when you get up out of bed for that cup of water
You pass by the mirror and glance
Then stop
Then stare
And see your flaws
Covered by ignorance
Covered by makeup
Covered by your explanation of why you try so hard to be funny
And it’s a funny thing about 4 o clock in the morning
Its then that you realize you forgot to send your boss that memo
Or make an important call to a business partner
And you think
“What am I doing up at 4 o’clock in the morning?”
Because its 4 o’clock in the morning
And your grandma’s birthday was yesterday
Mothers day is tomorrow
And today
Well today you have a whole ton to do
So you curse yourself
Your brain
And your body
For being awake at 4 o’clock in the morning.

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