Sunday, November 24, 2013

The calendar

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In my calendar
days collide with days
in a kaleidoscope style,
parted with mirrors.

When I reach
the end of the week (fast!)
I barely recognize
the first day  (wee!) -
now it’s passed, past.

So for every day
I try to build
a design, a piece of puzzle,
a code to memorize it
for future reference.

I catch my thoughts
all planned:
encounters, applications…
I feel in control, accountable,
safe, secured my burden,
surrendered to the calendar

before

I escape in black hole
of my subconscious
mezzanine,
and only a cup of coffee
found under piano or
glasses -  in freezer
tell me it’s time
for earthy check in…

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19 comments:

  1. lol glasses in the freezer should state something

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  2. ..like a game you play unique to your personality..for me the design is calligraphy and natural papers and sheet music that meanders through the months..

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  3. Wonderful recollection of how frazzled we become with a full calendar and so little time to even remember where we put our glasses. I remember in one morning rush my daughter and I couldn't understand why we couldn't see anything with our glasses on and then realized we were wearing each others. Love this poem.

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  4. nice...i like the taking of each day and making a design or somthing to remember it by...it def makes each day a special thing that it is....

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  5. I enjoyed what you did with this, Irene...our days are kaleidoscopic, pieces of a puzzle. My hope is that when they are seen as a whole, they will be as beautiful.

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    1. Thank you, Victoria! Thoughtful prompt!

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  6. nice..i like the building a code... and also escape a bit every once and a while..the cup of coffee in the freezer made me laugh out loud....that means you really managed to let go...smiles

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  7. It is wonderful to take control and find the balance!

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  8. :) something everyone can relate..how time flies and we have to remind ourselves to take control.

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  9. Glasses in the freezer made me smile. Enjoyed the whizzing sounds of the days and weeks in this poem!

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  10. Yes, the days do continue to move on....each day a piece of the puzzle we continue to complete as we travel through life!!

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  11. This was such a great read. And I've done that - left bits in places unexpected. The days do pass too quickly...so hard to keep track of all that is folded into one.

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  12. Thanks for reading, friends! Your comments mean fortune for me!!! xx

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  13. Some days can be very hectic. This poem describes that feeling well. I love quiet and peaceful days like Sunday. Smiles :)

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  14. how true....there would be a maze of codes....:D

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  15. loved the way you saw this as a kaleidoscope - pieces clinging against the mirror sho much for our days.

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  16. Glasses in the freezer is a worry:) Are you trying to tell us you are a little vague:)

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  17. Mondays and coffee always went together in my past.

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