tired of sunshine

i’m tired of sunshine
give me shadows instead
i’m tired of trifles
give me butter and bread
i’m tired of water
instead give me wine
i’m tired of laughter
(the meaningless kind)
i’m tired of milquetoast
instead give me meat
i’m tired of fighting
what’s wrong with defeat?
i’m tired of finding
a poultice for pain
i’m tired of sunshine
instead give me rain

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Written for Writer’s Digest’s November PAD Chapbook Challenge. Day Three: Tired of (blank)