As the Thunder Rolls

Another 3am wake-up call

But not the boy this time; 

Another low has taken hold 

And I stumble 


To another hypo:


And I wonder

How I didn’t feel it


Why I’m not wet

With sweat

And if the next time,

I’ll even 



As the thunder rolls 

And the lightning explodes the night sky

I gulp down milk 

Eat peanut butter on a spoon

And dial back the insulin dosing 

Yet again.

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