Tag Archives: chores

Yardwork

I’ll stand up to stray raccoons I’ll play your favorite song on spoons I’ll carve you valentines in runes But I won’t mow the lawn The pollen makes my eyelids swell My alveoli start to gel I gain a painful … Continue reading

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One Thing All The Time

Sometimes chores deferred evaporate, Rewarding sluggards who procrastinate. Other chores instead metastasize And bury the recalcitruant past his eyes. Although I know my preference doesn’t matter, I prefer the former to the latter. Failing that, I’ll settle for a task … Continue reading

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Checkless

I have a list of daily tasks That I review before I sleep. They’re rarely done, but no one asks, So I’ve no promises to keep. My conscience pricks me ’cause they’re all Unfinished, but that cricket’s crazy: He thinks … Continue reading

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Cheap Freeze

I wouldn’t call today a scorcher. Still, the gutters on my porch are Glittering with frozen ice! It’s not that cold (but does look nice).

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Missed It By That

I’m starting early just in case I get distracted, lose my place Or simply fall asleep before I finish (happens more and more). If all goes well the job gets done On time. If not– Shoot. Got to

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Answering The Rings

Doesn’t matter what they’re selling, Excellence is plain compelling. That’s how come my TV’s on Until the whole darned day is gone Whenever an Olympiad Is happening. I wish we had A way of knowing when that was! I’d like … Continue reading

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Opposite Day

Washing dishes, clothes, the cat, My day’s been filled with tasks like that. Now my dry utensils hate me. How my tidy whites berate me ‘Cause I’ve made ’em clean and pretty! Not my cat, though. Happy kitty!

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