Mornings Essay

835 words - 4 pages

COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO, oh no not again. COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO, I squeeze my eyes shut tighter. COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO, I open my eyes in small slithers, peering angrily at the ceiling. COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO, I rummage under the sheets and pillows for my cell phone. COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO. The crowing of my novelty rooster alarm intensifies, I can’t handle it. I can’t go on... it’s too much. Pillows and duvets fly everywhere as I franticly look for the source of the rooster din. My hand touches something cool, AH HA! My phone, I whip it out from under the pillow. It’s not my phone; it’s a fork from last night’s midnight snack. Tossing it aside I look for the source of the irritating alarm. CLUNK, I hear my phone side off the mattress onto the floor. The cock-a-doodle-doo’s are echoing against the wall. My hand plunges between the wall and my bed. I slide it from side to side, trying to find the power plug where my phone charger sit’s. Finding it I hook my finger under the cord and pull it up along with my cell phone. The bright face of Robert Downey Junior smiles at me from my lock screen. Squinting against the brightness, I read my 6 o’clock alarm label; Get up for school fool. I harshly hit the dismiss button and squish a pillow onto my face. Just five more minutes, I’ll get up in five more minutes. But alas my sleep in is no more, as the cat sits in my door way meowing and scratching viciously at the carpet.
I sigh heavily and side out of bed onto the floor. “SHIT!” I look down to see that I have stood on the fork. Grumbling I scoop up the fork and head to the kitchen. Happy morning sunlight shines through the blinds, making zebra shadows on the floor and bench, I glare at it angrily. I fill up the jug and flick the switch up for it to boil. I walk over to the cupboard for a cup and the coffee, MEEOW! I’ve stood on the cat’s foot, the Fat ball of fur screeches and bolts out the cat door. We should’ve gotten a dog. While the jug boils I wander down the hall to the bathroom. “GODDAMN IT” I’ve walked into the electric heater that hangs off the wall. Who would even put a...

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