A Good Day

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  • Mandi
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sometimes they go like this

A Good Day

I woke up this morning...
That's a good start.

No one was yelling,
Be stiill my heart!

First I worry that I am dreaming.
But, I reallize that it's true.

Take the first of my pills,
Many more before the day is through.

By noon, I am up and around.
By one, I am back  down.

Another dose of pills,
Go down without a sound.

Several trips to the toilet,
Shedding water is a must.

Keep the legs up,
Just do it, and don't fuss.

Grandkids come
And Grandkids go.

Time always goes fast.
NEver goes slow.

Phones always ringing
With somethinig to sell.

Doors keep a knockinig,
And there's always the bell.

By supper , more pills
And, a quieter house.

TV's blaring most of the day, but
Prime time is quiet as a mouse.

10 o'clock news,
Then time for bed.

Bedtime dose of meds
Today's buzz still in your head.

Lie in bed praying,God,
Just give me one more day.

One like this one.
All in all, it was a good day.













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aggieprof commented on A Good Day

11-06-2011

Very nice. I like the way it flows. Sounds like youtake almost as many pills as I do. bummer.

ayyan commented on A Good Day

10-30-2011

a good thinking and nicely written for easy read and to fill the mind of us to know messages. i wish all the best to write more like this

winterkou commented on A Good Day

08-21-2011

A very nice poem, insight into everyday occurences in life. I pray for one more day too. Lord, let me get through this one.......

Mandi

08/22/2011

every day Occurances? I better reread that! sorry ( forced you into comment .now I know what people really think of my poetry.

StandingBear commented on A Good Day

07-20-2011

Mandi, a truly wonderful work you've meticulously crafted. Yes, just one more day...just one more good day! Great poem!

Mandi

07/30/2011

I wanted to have the last line repeating the first line to show the repitiousness of my life.

freemansvoice commented on A Good Day

07-13-2011

it's always good to see another day. I would hate the alternative.

A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.

Robert Frost (1875-1963) American Poet.

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