I don’t think anyone I worked for Would ever quite get, The reality, as messy as it is, Of this body. The poop-splosions, the stomach pains, The migraines and hot flashes, Lawyers don’t get that close. But I am coming, Tough in inexplicable ways. And I am ready to bust that world open.
Maybe it’s because I remember my grade school janitor Bernice was unpolished cool. Maybe because I’ve made so many messes in hospitals. But I always aim To bring janitors joy. Have you thought about what they do? Yeah, I know, Even more rare is the thanks.
It will come, When you wake up, And the stress is outside the self Rather than rooted and emanating From inches above the soul. The stress is there, You see it, Live through it, And come out the other side. You won’t always smile, But you will find that strength That has been aging likeContinue reading “The Day”
Even though it feels odd, I need to put this somewhere, In one week I did the following: 5 classes, a 3 hour midterm, A study group, A doctors appointment, 6 hours on a single assignment in 3 days, 2 half hour meeting, One hour long meeting. A three hour professional gathering, An RX refillContinue reading “Can I Just Say”
They semi-rhyme For a reason. And even the hardest work Should not crush your soul. Persist at the tedious, but watch your equilibrium Because, when it’s off, a bell will chime. Listen. Work can be hard, Don’t let it be deadly.
For once I can say, thank you body” Without a hint of sarcasm. Because I actually woke up awake! On a day when it matters! I don’t know if it will make a difference, But it gives me hope, and gratitude. Thanks bod!
Just wanted to check in and say thanks for hanging in there with me. I am grateful, and you are amazing 👏❤ Have a good pre-hump-day!
At 7am the sky is black, But, Like the cat attacking everything in site to my left, I am bright. Let optimism reign For as long as I can straddle it.
What is the point? It doesn’t stop crime. It doesn’t change behavior. It doesn’t stop ditching. It doesn’t keep people safe. It keeps the world white as oatmeal, And zero people in the world enjoy Plain oats. We put maple, cinnamon, apples,, pears, brown sugar…. Anything in oatmeal to bring it some color. And yet,Continue reading “Bail on Bail”