Morning Routine

It was coffee,
then a smoothie, a blueberry bar, and vegan breakfast burrito
next twenty minutes meditating, fifteen reading personal growth posts
a five-mile loop  running at the threshold, yoga, journaling longhand, and positive thinking

until one morning, the coffee was gone, 

I stood in front of the bathroom mirror, and saw I had forgotten, to shave
for thirteen years.
Underneath the hair, I felt a strange face
one that belonged, to the night
with a razor it revealed
the evening routine
and now each morning
I sleep, then shower, and go to work
sipping coffee in the car,
listening to NPR podcasts

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