Wednesday, July 13, 2011

3WW: Indecision, Option, Fate

The sky
of my morning
is a white board
for words

or pictures
or scribbles.
I’ll start
with breakfast-
so many

options: yellow
and white eggs,
or raspberry
jam on toast,
or sliced

banana on English
muffin. I sit
a squirrel
in the woodpile

flit back
and forth
like my indecision.
I’ll just let

grab a marker
or two,
maybe a red
and a black
to doodle.

Oh, she’s choosing
blue and yellow.
Time to eat
and go
to the beach.


Anonymous said...

That was the best read for the day.. Apt to the prompts..and lovely rendering..! Simple, yet the flow was inspiring..nice!

Daydreamertoo said...

I agree, simple yet, vivid in the pictures you painted.

Rinkly Rimes said...

There's a lovely relaxed feel to this poem, as though it's going to be a lovely day whichever decision you make.

jaerose said...

A white board of opportunity..tabla rasa..almost..that first morning decision is when you have to start making your mark on the day..yellow and blue..maybe a banana eaten outdoors in the sun at lunch time..Jae

Isabel said...


Daydreamertoo said...

Thank you for your comment Linda, much appreciated. :)

Sheilagh Lee said...

I love how you made nature the creator of the canvas.

Laurie Kolp said...

I love how you likened your indecision to a squirrel... I can relate!

Anonymous said...

Ohh, I love sensory.

Angel said...

Nice work.

Altonian said...

Well that was carefree and flowing. Very nicely done.

oldegg said...

It was great to picture the scene, have breakfast, look out the window and toy with the markers. Captivating.

Kim Nelson said...

The tone of this poem is wonderful and encouraging. A good example of attitude shaping reality.

Anonymous said...
These pet owners have used uncooked meats, vegetables, and fruits for their puppies and dogs to keep them healthy and active.

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