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Monday musings…

I never put off until tomorrow
what I can do the day after.
Oscar Wilde

I always have a list of things to-do. Some things like dusting, vacuuming, cleaning the bathrooms, doing laundry, cleaning the litter box…stuff like that always get done every week. Everything on the weekly list is scratched off and the list thrown away. I always make a new list every week because it feels so good to draw a line through the things on the list and throw it away. Ta-da! Done!

Then there is the list of things that need to be done but I don’t like doing them. Like cleaning the floors and rugs. That is a bother because all the furniture needs to be moved and when the cleaning is done it all has to be put back. I think about this chore quite a while before it gets done. But not as long as I think about taking curtains and blinds down to clean them because when that gets done then the windows need to be washed. Can’t put clean stuff on dirty windows. You know that, right? And there is the need to clean kitchen cabinets and the pantry closet. Oh, and let’s not forget all the other other closets. Do I need to add that it takes me some time to start these sort of things? There are other things for this list but I don’t want to think about them.

Now to the reason Monday Musings is being posted in the evening instead of the morning. It’s because last night while thinking about what to write, which is a challenge and takes energy, I fell asleep. Then today, I had to do laundry, and other stuff, then I got on the computer and you know how that is…lost in internet land. That got wearisome, so I went for a walk and that made me hungry so I had to eat. And now, here I am typing away to get this done while it is still Monday.

I have always been something of a procrastinator but I am beginning to develop it as an intellectual art form. This takes a lot of thinking and pondering and wondering and considering…you get the drift. And as to the drift; that often leads to a nap. It is very challenging being intellectual, it takes a lot of energy and can be quite tiring.

It seems I am a bit like Oscar Wilde.
But it is still Monday where I live.

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Friday, 5 lines or less…

Using the word example
Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less
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My lines:

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When they were kids she was the perfect example of a wild child. Everyone thought she would come to a bad end and die young. They have all grown old and grey and are set in their ways and simply bored to death. These days they call the wild child a crazy old woman and shake their heads in wonder wishing they were just like her. They can see now that she is the only one of them who has always really been alive and happy.

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This week’s prompt, alive

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Friday, 5 lines or less…

Using the word destiny
Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less
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My lines:

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While walking the path
Searching only destiny
Oh there, a glimmer

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This week’s prompt, glimmer

 

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Friday, 5 lines or less…

Using the word cry
Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less
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My 5 lines or less:

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There are times we cry
with no apparent reason
It’s complicated

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And

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This week’s prompt, complicated

 

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Friday, 5 lines or less…

Using the word beautiful
Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less
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My lines for Patricia’s Place, beautiful

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Listen carefully
Hear sounds of children’s laughter
Beautiful music

Also, joining Eugi’s Weekly Prompt, laughter

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