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  Chores or Writing
by Michael Charles Messineo
Saturday, October 02, 2004
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Every weekend I run this scenario in my head.

Weekend morning one of two
mental lists of what to do
chores the yard and wash the car
the list grows long I wont go far

I need to have some time for me
words that call from chapter three
characters that need assistance
writing time with no resistance

But leaves are falling everywhere
dust the book shelf vacuum stairs
clean the garage check the tires
prepare the hearth for winter fires

But my character is in danger
chapter four fighting strangers
in chapter five shes having sex
with a cowboy she calls Rex

Fertilize the lawn for winter
sand the door remove the splinters
leaves in gutter must be flushed
boy this morning sure seems rushed

But wait I have a new sub plot
to make the story change a lot
what if my book dealt with chores
instead of murder love and whores

Oh no I think Im going crazy
avoiding errands getting lazy
I think Ill write a poem instead
Hey I just did, all in my head.

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Reviewed by Silke Lance, Dr. Ph (Reader)
Very well written.
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
great Michael , I loved your expression here. I too am writing another book but I give into writing my poems quite often. Some day I'll finish. And the chores, I only fix whats broke, the rest just lingers. G
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Weekend morning one of two
mental lists of what to do

My friend....powerful opening lines....and then I loved the way you ended this write....its a joy to read n luck....BHUWAN
Reviewed by Tami Ryan
Ooooooy, surely, we can all relate to this one. I'm supposed to be painting my apartment, but my muse keeps reminding me that it'll still be there next weekend. And, unfortunately, it is.
Good expression, Michael. Thank you.
Reviewed by jude forese
and you did well!
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Just go crazy. It sure is fun fun fun..
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
And it is one of the best I have read of late, Mike...speaks of life in suburbia...Peace, Ed & rufuz
Reviewed by E T Waldron
And what a wonderful poem it is! You really captured
this well.Great juxtaposition!
Reviewed by Linda Hill
Aww this was refreshing to read this morning!
Excellent write , Michael
Sometimes the chore's just have to wait..

Reviewed by Diane Spill (Reader)
Reviewed by A PAX
love this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
and i know the feeling even tho i am not an author....just a poet......
they summon........u respond!
pax A
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
You sure did, but I hope you find time to work on Chapter 5, too!
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