The prompt is above, and since it’s Tuesday we get two prompts to choose from. Or do one of each. Or more. ^_^ I did the two below, which kind of intertwine. I think looking at the same thing from two perspectives is what I’ve done here. (It’s not too late to join the November Poem-a-Day Challenge! )
The long weekend
stretches ahead. Oh, the things I will do, I think, putting the chores on a list so very precisely. When Monday comes the weekend is gone, of course, and the chores remain mostly undone. Yet, I am feeling pretty good about life in general. The things that were done (long walks) that were not on any list (telephone talks) were far more satisfying (book read) than ticking off the items (time fled) on that stupid list. The Important Things Aren't Things Thank you note written? Check Cookies baked for sick brother-in-law? Check Visit with good friend? Check Storybook given to friend’s son? Check Homeless kitties fed? Check Load of stuff dropped at Goodwill? Check Though the laundry isn’t done I think I’ve still made a dent in the world today.