Late Post Today – December 13, 2020

Late post today

I’ll use a moment if I may,
To explain this post’s delay.
No, I was not off at play,
Or working so my bills to pay.
Was no excess of Cabernet,
Nor idly fishing off the quay.

What was it then, I hear you say,
Asking I dismiss dismay.
Oh, alright, a minute stay –
I’ll take a second to allay,
And put concerned thoughts astray,
With my terse reply, okay?

I was surly, but that’s cliche,
Sent early meds upon a tray,
Twice daily is the normal way.
Borne by the burly lad in gray,
I dined upon that slim buffet,
Then slept the whole damned day away.

‘Tis the season. For interruptions, distractions, rearrangements, and mild confusion.

Ran some quick assessments.  Going back to M/W/F posts.  Maybe even less than that.  Excellent underlying reasons. Time, ROI, previous commitments, and end goals foremost but by no means a complete inventory. 

Time is in short supply.  ROI is disappointing.  I’m w-a-a-a-y behind on completing other works and submittals.  Lost sight of the fact that this “blog” was supposed to be a means to an end, so I need to refocus; the means overshadows the end.

See ya ‘round.

Published by spwilcen

Retired career IT software engineer, or as we were called in the old days, programmer, it's time to empty my file cabinet of all the "creative" writing accumulated over the years - toss most of it, salvage and publish what is worthwhile.

2 thoughts on “Late Post Today – December 13, 2020

  1. I agree with Hobbo, blogging is to distract the mind from the mundane things we must surely do…But, it does become addictive…That was a very nice poem SP!
    “I do believe that though I may,
    I will not look for another way,
    to say the things that I must say,
    or to task my brain to seize the day,
    so I’ll just search, while down I lay,
    upon the green grass where a ray
    of yellow sunshine comes my way
    and there I’ll stay…”
    All the best my friend and may you accomplish much this week and always!
    F.

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