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Backed Up Against A Wall


A Little Bit Tired When I Shouldn't Be

There are things that I can't wait to do

On my days off I try to tackle most of them

Then after a long week of work

I have been waiting for this day to come

It is my day off

I fizzle out

Faster than an old soda loses its zing

I have always been a little all over the place

I get an idea and I have to go with it

The idea comes out of the blue

I had so many other plans

I know if I put the idea off

It sizzles and then dies out

The same is with a writing

The longer I wait for less the chance I have of finishing it

I have tried different approaches

Thinking these are all good ideas

Soon they end up in the scrapyard

With all the other duds

As I go back to work

My energy level returns

I don't get it

I am not sick

I have received more rest during the Pandemic

Then during my whole life prior

My hours were cut

So I had no choice but to come in later and leave earlier

Now by my standards

I should be bouncing off the walls

More creative than ever

Sometimes yes, sometimes no

There are times I get lazy

Not because I want to because I just do

It is way out of my character

So in an effort to bump up my progress

I make sure I take my vitamins

Eat better and yes drink a lot of water

Try to squeeze in some exercise

Write and write with passion

Read as often as I can

Make my wife happy

Do things around the house not just when needed

Before they have to be done

Tackle old projects that before I never had the time

Catch the Wild and Free Spirit

On the Next train

So next time I pull into the station

I will be ready to roll on out

Refreshed and refueled

Ready for anything that comes my way


DREAM ON (author) on February 21, 2021:

Gypsy Rose Lee I know the feeling. Some days are going to be better than others. Sometimes we have to just give ourselves a break. Then when we return we will knock your socks off and be so happy about what we accomplished. Thank you for reading and sharing. Here is to better and the most beautiful days ahead.

DREAM ON (author) on February 21, 2021:

Ann Carr I feel if I keep slugging it will all change. There will be times we strikeout but the only way to get a hit is to Swing batter swing. I like making each day full of excitement and so every morning we can only guess what is about to happen next. Thank you for spending time to comment. Have a wonderful Sunday. All aboard......

Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on February 21, 2021:

AI have set my goals now and since not too much got done in such a short month as February I have a lot of work ahead of me in March. I hope all is going well and that you'll have an inspirational new week.

Ann Carr from SW England on February 19, 2021:

I like the train analogy. I know how you feel and I think it has something to do with the background worry of the pandemic at the moment. I find sometimes that if I have too much time, I put things off, but as soon as I start then the enthusiasm for writing comes back (as circumstances are put on the back burner). When we don't have to do something, it's easier to put it off, so yes, let's catch that train!


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