i’m a night owl

I’m sitting at my computer at almost 1 am.

Totally not what my doctor thinks I should be doing.

I’m a night person. I always have been. I come alive as the sun sets I would have made a great vampire ifI glittered.

Here I am, late at night. Everyone’s sleeping, dreaming, snoring. Even the dog and cat.

I am alone in this moment.

It’s peaceful.

Not the blaring silence of the empty house. I can hear them breathing. I know they’re lost in the fantasies behind their eyelids. I enjoy this time.

No fighting.

No chore to be done.

No parenting needed.

Every child happy in their bed.

My world lit from the glow of the monitor.

Hoot Hoot.

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3 Responses to i’m a night owl

  1. mike April 13, 2013 at 6:44 AM #

    I am a night owl as well always have been so I can relate

  2. Mod Mom Beyond IndieDom April 11, 2013 at 4:59 PM #

    I’m a night owl too and that time is golden. I love it. “…lost in the fantasies behind their eyelids…” That’s great. xx

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