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Have you ever had a Noneday?
It's a day that disappears.
You were hoping for a fun day,
But you somehow shifted gears.

As the hours slipped through your fingers,
Like a sifter filled with sand,
Time, which often stops and lingers,
Wasn't quite at your command.

Though you thought you would partake in
Some activities outside,
Obligations let no break in,
So that sunshine was denied.

Most weeks don't contain a Noneday.
That's a good thing,  there's  no doubt,
But before it gets to Monday,
Step aside - I'm getting out!

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  1. Date: 9/25/2012 7:41:00 AM
    I'm becoming quite a fan of yours, it's probably in the rhyme. I'm just amazed how you make them fit so seemlessly every time. The concepts come around so nice. I sure enjoy reading them twice.

  1. Date: 9/25/2012 12:41:00 AM
    Oh...can relate to it Ilene!Great poem!

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 10:29:00 PM
    This writing reminds me of "Manic Monday" by the Bangles. Another great write Ilene.

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 5:34:00 PM
    Hi Ilene - Another enjoyable poem. I agree that time can slip though our fingers if we let it. - Gail

  1. Date: 9/24/2012 8:52:00 AM
    love the ending don't let that day pass you by, enjoyed this one feels very lifty,...p.d.

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 1:49:00 PM
    yes, it rhymes with Monday and that would be MY noneday!! Good one, Ilene.

  1. Date: 9/23/2012 11:38:00 AM
    Yes, sometimes Ilene. It is only to be hoped that the day tomorrow will be a better day. Well written. Have a wonderful Sunday afternoon. - Oxox love Anne-Lise :)