It’s 2 AM

My hair is wet

My air is frigid

My floor is ice

My floor is lava

My legs are noodles

My bed is spikes

My ears are bells

My breath is hot

My skin is hotter

My light is blinding

My fan is loud

My clock is louder

My project is unfinished

My pen is horizontal

My hand is still

My jaw is clenched

My soup is dry

My bread is stale

My eyelids are heavy

My pillow is lumpy

My blanket is newspaper

My morning is early

My mind is frantic

My sleep is later

My project is unfinished

My paper is clean

My target is far

My room is empty

My door is locked

My door is ajar

Victoria Lane is a graduating senior at Lindenwood, completing her degree with majors in Game Design, Digital and Web Design, and Art History. She plans to continue her education through Lindenwood’s Writing MFA, where she intends to write more original fiction and poetry. She loves to read comic books, collect action figures, watch films, play video games, make art, and yes, write. 

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Instagram – @victoriamadilynlanee 

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