Sonnet: One step at a time Every mountain is climbedOne step at a timeEvery ladder rung mountedOne foot over the other That's what I was toldA thousand years agoYet this new year I'm stillAt the bottom of the hill So what's a man to doAt the bottom of a hillBut pick himself upDust himself off … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #114
Not again!! Not again!!2022 to 3 to 4 to...How do they do it?One passing the torchTo the next in a splitRunners in a four by one hundredBlazing past meWithout warningWithout pausingOnly moving ever forwardIn ever-expanding concentric circlesAnd dragging meRight alongKickin'Screamin'"LET GO OF ME! LET!" I wanna stay behindThere are things in the old year still … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #113
I'm probably going to regret publishing this. Oh well, as dame Doris Day once sang (yes I'm that old), "Que Sera Sera...Whatever will be will be". After all, the start of a brand new year is typically the time lots of people say lots of things right? Things that sound like resolutions. Or a promise … Continue reading This new year, I’m gonna lean into what scares me!
Begin Again As day makes way for night And dark recedes from lightAs winter will soon take flightA new year we should start right. 2021 put on quite a showOf at times false bravadoTil Omicron said "Hello!"And dealt us another blow. We can't help but to wonderWhat's next to make us flounderWill we be torn asunderAnd … Continue reading My Monday Metrical Musings #61
Happy New Year! Here's hoping you're looking forward to the next 12 months of 2022. I know I am. But not for the usual reasons. Like a new birth, job, wedding or anniversary. For me, it's about...new textbooks! YES siree...I geek on textbooks! Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com Ever since I was a kid, I've … Continue reading Parenting Motivations #7: Best part of a new year? New textbooks!
It's that time of year again - December. Meaning 2021 is coming to a close. After the crazy we've had these past 20-21 months, you would think we're finally entitled to end this year of 2021 with some yuletide cheer right? Yet here we are again. Another Covid Christmas; with no clear end in sight … Continue reading My Conflicted Christmas & Year End Musings 2021
Call it a social experiment but here's what I plan to do in 2020. Or rather what I’m NOT going to do in 2020. I’m NOT going to initiate any meetings or get-togethers with anyone, except maybe BK, BL or KL. Why those? Well one's an old friend of 31 years, single and based in … Continue reading Three Strikes and You’re In!
On this the first day of 2020, I've decided to break down here what I plan to do with it. For starters, I will prioritise writing on a daily basis, five days a week (Tue - Sat), 750 words each day. No exceptions. I know I've said this on numerous occasions, but it's gotten to … Continue reading 2020: Stitching. Shrinking. Slowing. Sleeping. Silencing. Singling. Searching. Seeking. Surrendering. Saving. Surging. Surpassing.