Day 40: Light at the End of the Tunnel

Shower Thoughts: No other species is watched more while pooping than dogs. Oh my goodness, day 40 has arrived!  It’s been 40 days since the official declaration from our governor to Shelter in Place, March 24th. We are in the middle of our 5th week. We learned on Friday, May 1st, the lockdown will beContinue reading “Day 40: Light at the End of the Tunnel”

Day 24

The Twitter account “Shower Thoughts” has a good thought that is working for me.  It reads: “Go to bed, you’ll feel better in the morning” is the human version of “Did you turn it off and turn it back on again?” Sleep is a marvelous reset, isn’t it?  I am thankful for my little bed. Continue reading “Day 24”

Day 23: Is It Warm In Here…?

Are Medusa’s leg hairs tiny snakes? Here is another poem draft.  It is the middle section of a longer poem.  I think it can stand by itself.  What do you think> After the Evening Shift The cat jingles behind us awakes an owl perched on a thick branch above prey prays quickly breaks pass theContinue reading “Day 23: Is It Warm In Here…?”

Day 14: It Gets Real

This is Monday.  Normally I turn on my cell at 7-7:30 am and within 60 seconds various tones notify me of new emails or texts.  Working a Saturday to Wednesday shift, Monday is when most of my contacts respond to various communications from the previous week.  EVERYONE is in the office on Monday.  Today, allContinue reading “Day 14: It Gets Real”

Poem: Susan’s Monsoon Afternoon

  Susan’s Monsoon Afternoon By Shannon P. Laws The window did not care that it was open Neither did the curtains concern themselves with being wet The wind was indifferent it blows where it wants But Susan’s hand cared as it slapped the window shut That hand connected to the arm the arm to theContinue reading “Poem: Susan’s Monsoon Afternoon”