Call Me Tomorrow

Call me Tomorrow.

I bear the consequences of your actions today

Your fantasies are embedded in me

It is only I who knows whether they will become your reality. 

*****

Call me Tomorrow

Nothing catches me by surprise 

For I am closer to your death than to your birth

And the sun, to you, is moon to me.

*****

Call me Tomorrow.

I am swollen with all the responsibilities that you stuff into me

Because you believe that I am freer, longer and more accommodating than today. 

But alas, I am not. 

For I carry within myself, my own troubles. 

*****

Call me Tomorrow.

And not ‘the Future’

For though you mean the same thing, the latter makes you lazy about preparing for me. 

Never understanding that you are always a second closer to me. 

*****
Call me Tomorrow.

No, I don’t mean just the one in which the alarm wakes you. 

I do not begin then. 

I begin where you are now. 

Look down at your feet, look around you and smell the roses, I am there with you although I am incapacitated. 

This is the only time when you have absolute control over me. Today.

For when I arrive, I come with my own demands.

Worse still, when I become Yesterday. Then, you can only make changes in your retrospections. 

*****
Call me Tomorrow.

For me, you must follow your heart  using your head.

For I am greatly affected  when you let that precious lady out of your grasp

Simply because she batted her eyelashes, curved her lips, rolled and eyes and said to you; ‘Well. I’m not free today. Call me tomorrow’ 

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