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100 Words Replay 24

At the start, routine… swipe your card, find a seat, settle in, start reading. Just another morning commute.

Then… it happens.

Sleepiness.

What is it that, no matter how enthralling your book, makes the words blur out of focus until they seem to be swimming on the page?

What is it that, no matter how satisfying your rest the previous night, makes your head bob and loll as you fight to remain awake?

Is it the gentle rocking motion, or the warmth of the crush of bodies? Or, perhaps, knowing that there are forty minutes left before your destination?

Yawn…

100 Words, 07/23/2008

Laurel Storey, CZT – Certified Zentangle Teacher. Writer, reader, tangler, iPhoneographer, cat herder, learner of French and Italian, crocheter, needle felter, on-and-off politics junkie, 80s music trivia freak, ongoing work in progress.

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