Boredom and Disorder*

Lord, I am bored With this six week summer vacation An open-ended stretch of weeks With way more troughs than actual peeks, What with everyone else I know Having jobs where they choose when not to go: A day off here, a morning there, At times of rest when in need of self-care. Reaping the […]

Seventh Day Sloth

Sunday. The final weekend fun-day. The Warrior Protector from inevitable Mondays. Unless of course, you’re working shifts And have occasional cause to miss This bookending benefit of weekly employment Gifting a space for self-entertainment. Limitless prospects presenting the case For how best to occupy time and space Invoking infinite possibilities For the shirking of responsibilities: […]

Bank Holiday Blues

Wouldn’t you know it would rain today? A typical Spring Bank Holiday… This extra time for R ‘n’ R With all but the hardy Confined to their car, Precipitation, the State of the Nation In the tacit absence of prestidigitation… Though why we should ever expect a change, The simplest of a weather exchange, Is […]

Weekday Workness

Monday The un-day That starts every week. Tuesday The Bluesday It’s all looking bleak… Wednesday The Frenzday With work piling high. Thursday The Blursday What??…Oh…Why….??? Friday The Awry-day So close to the brink It’s almost impossible Still to think… But Saturday-Sunday Away from the toil Leaves just enough time To fully recoil. Lock up your […]