you who give me positive strokes!
Have you ever made plans
that were excellent but then didn’t turn out
like having lots of pots and pans
but being lousy at making kraut?
Methinks I need to reformulate in my life
stress causes personal strife
Take advantage of when your body and mind work best
Put good principles to the test
What does all this have to do with Debbie Dear?
She was wondering why evenings are very low productivity for her
(if any can be measured!)
Why is it so easy to write and clean house before work?
Why does a pretty pumpkin arrive at her house every night
content to sit and smile but that’s about all?
Aha, thought she,
I will work with my inclinations and their time table
and not act when I am expected to
Do my have-tos and want-tos
(cleaning and writing, respectively)
in the morning when I am at my best
This is not a “do what the Joneses do” type of thing
I never wanted to follow the Joneses anyway
and I was always kind of off in my own little world
Here is where my different-ness can be a plus
I don’t have to try to come alive at night
Let me be a morning songbird
who writes and cleans and smiles and sings
before work ~~
Let the night owls guard the night
and use their energy when they want to
When a plan or plans don’t work
it doesn’t mean they were bad
they are just something to give credence to the tried and true ~
“Try, try again”.
What would have happened if all the inventors
had given up?
They found their way
and so will I.
So, my friends….this is my latest attempt at “getting myself together”. Do you know what, though? It is great this time because I could write a poem about it so it’s more firmly in my mind. :) How do you think I will do? Do you have anything like this going on for you — trying to have the parts of your life fit together better? I am sure my readers would like to hear, too. Until then….
your friend Debb