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Stuck

 
What do I do?  I'm not sure.
I must sit here like stone.
What if someone comes to the door?
Or calls me on the phone?

I'm hungry but I cannot eat.
I cannot reach the snacks.
I feel like I'm glued to this seat,
But oh!  My aching back!

At once, without warning,
I found I couldn't move.
Stuck like this all morning,
My position won't improve.

I wish I had a book to read,
Something to pass the day.
What about my own needs?
Don't I get a say?

Now it is well past noon.
I must get my work completed.
I have a meeting very soon,
But I'm stuck where I am seated.

My leg's asleep down to the bone.
I'd love a little nap.
But your time is not your own
When your Cat sleeps on your lap.

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