promises to keep

I awoke at 4:08 a.m. on this hot, humid new year’s day with a massivc leg cramp and an unstoppable phrase in my head:

Promises to Keep

A wet, hot towel wrapped around my leg along with some jumping jacks resolved the leg cramp, so I went back to bed and fell into a rough sleep where I kept waking myself up snoring. Everytime I reawakened, that phrase was a neon sign behind my eyes

Promises to Keep

I pulled the covers over my head and thumped my old Fitbit watch. 5:48 a.m. Despite the full flow of central air conditioning in the bedroom, I had broken a full-body sweat as though a fever had broken.

Maybe it has.

Promises to Keep

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