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Whatever filled the night hours -
Dreams, lovers, worries -
That first stretch feels so good:
Arms in a primal arch,
Sinews insist
Muscles must move,
Lungs inflate, heart pumps;
Drawing in energy,
Renewing hope,
Reviving consciousness;
Life again is ready
To ride the diurnal cycle.
 

Good Morning

Good Morning - David Paynter