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Tinker

Due Tomorrow

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Due Tomorrow

Deadlines hang over my head,
each day something new is bred,
bills and taxes seem to spread,
I seek fun to do instead.
Daily chores become best shed,
work documents read and shred.
Is there no end to this toil?
That's the coil, then I'd be dead.
                       ~~  Judi Van Gorder

Framed in the #23 Official Welsh Meter Cyrch a chwta

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Oh the joys of modern living. Although you do not mention the season, media and peer pressure, I feel they are all in there somewhere by allusion. For some reason my mind jumped to the profusion of traffic cones on English roadworks. They also have an inexplicable way of multiplying year on year, mile on mile, to blight the most innocuous of travellers. Benjamin.

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Hello, Tinker :). I like the realistic sense of this poem, with pinch of lyrics. I like it.

 

Aleksandra

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O Tink, do you have to be so realistic? But it's a fact that an inordinate amount of time in our lives has to be spent doing maintenance-type things. These are the kinds of things we should be training monkeys to do ... except they'd probably rebel! I liked the clever rhyming scheme.

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Hi Benjamin, Thank for chiming in.... Luckily I live in a rural area and traffic is one stress I rarely deal with. ~~smile~~

 

Hi Aleks, Lyrical realism just comes naturally. I am glad you liked it.

 

Hi Brendan, I wish I could take credit for the "clever rhyme" but I wrote this an example poem for the Cyrch a chwta, an ancient Welsh meter. It is part of our Celtic roots.

 

~~Tink

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Tink,er- It made me smile- just got off the phone having a bitch session with a friend about the endless chores! ;-)

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Hi DC, your comment made me smile... thank for reading and getting it. I love sharing smiles.

 

~~Tink

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Hi Tink,

 

Taxes, bills and death - the inevitables of life and how effectively you capture this.

 

A thought-provoking poem.

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Hey maybe God will charge us a few GL, Tink, DC... lots of laughter

 

Taxes, bills and death - all the inevitables ...

 

I don't think about any of it.it is all mundane anyway. For us youngesters it is homework hehe. i am drained after doing an homework assignment making a presentation with power excel next week. looks challenging. I hae "A" average in all my classes. iis hard to be perfect though.

 

off subject here fore a momennt great lyrical poem tink.

 

victor

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