Monday Wake Up Call

Marie Mayer
2 min readAug 9, 2022

A glorious morning memory

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My eyes shot open as an alarm blared from out of nowhere. The 5:00 AM sunrise made an appearance on my bedroom carpet.

“Shit, get up!” I shrieked as I jolted my boyfriend awake.

“What time is it?” he asked, also seeing the light of dawn.

I wrestled out of bed and traced the source of the disturbance. On the floor, my iPhone…