Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Poetry Month Mash-Up: Day Twenty-One

Rena's challenge for today is to "write a poem that depicts your universe that you think others could relate to."  Here's my poem:

U is for Universal


Life is like juggling and that is a fact.
Sometimes it feels like a balancing act!


Family and friends - my students, my boss,
Some of the "balls in the air" that I toss.



Shopping and cooking - laundry and cleaning,
Picking up poops in the yard - so demeaning!



Writing, revising then writing some more,
Counting rejections - but, who's keeping score?


Going to conferences, workshops and meetings,
Taking a break makes me feel like I'm cheating.


Updating websites and posting on blogs
In between feeding and walking my dogs


Twitter and Facebook -  a new "friend" request,
Next off to LinkedIn and then Pinterest!


Finally, exhausted, I lay down to sleep,
I count all my blessings, and then I count sheep!



Here's how to sign UNIVERSAL:
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Here's how to sign UNIVERSE:
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