The Grace of Another Year

In The Corner

I once believed I had no time
I was busy every day
The kids, the job, the house, my dog
Life got in the way

From early morn to late at night
I worked, I worked, I worked
No time to eat, no time to sleep
In the wings, my cancer lurked

I hunkered down and moved along
There was no way I could delay
A deadline here, a meeting there
And birthdays merely days away

There was no time for me to breathe
I was cloaked from head to toe
In obligations, bills, and chores
Life did reap what I could sow

But in the wings, my cancer lurked
I hadn’t seen the sign
It had been moving steadily along
To take what had been mine

My health, my spirit, and my time
The time I never knew
The cancer robbed all I had owned
But had changed my…

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Quote a Week Tuesday

Rantings Of A Third Kind

Posted in A Quote a Week Tuesday

For this week’s quote, I chose a little something to encourage all us writers and writer wanna-bes’; A very useful guideline to follow;)  Simple, isn’t it!?

“This is how you do it: You sit down at the keyboard and you put one word after another until it is done. It’s that easy, it’s that hard.”

Neil Gaiman


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