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An Inner Push

The other day I did some chores
That I’d been putting off.
It made me feel so good
But hear me out before you scoff.

They weren’t monumental things –
They’d languished on my list;
Yet every time I'd thought of them,
My brain had them dismissed.

So finally, I ordered lenses
For my months-old frames.
I had some papers notarized
For certain health care claims.

I bought a bunch of greeting cards
For birthdays coming soon.
I splurged and got some brand-new clothes;
The time was opportune.

I stopped in at the drug store
And the market, not exciting;
But then I found a shady bench
To work on some new writing.

Sometimes it takes an inner push
To get the basics done.
It’s easier to tackle more
As long as you’ve begun.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012




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Date: 8/1/2012 7:28:00 AM
You are such a joy. I have to give you 3 smiles. I'd give you more but there's not enough room on the page. Rockman :-) :-) :-)
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Date: 7/28/2012 3:22:00 PM
lol, lovely write - and words of wisdom here, my friend
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Date: 7/28/2012 9:27:00 AM
So very true Ilene.....well written. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/28/2012 7:02:00 AM
Accomplishment spurs an inner energy to do more..Enjoyed reading this one..It had great flow and rhyme..I need to put it in my favs so that I can read it to energize myself..Sara
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Date: 7/28/2012 6:05:00 AM
My saying is "close your eyes and do it". Just tackle it and it will get easier once the first moment is passed. Funny poem, Ilene. I enjoyed it. Love, Toquyen
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Date: 7/27/2012 11:56:00 AM
yes, yes, the inner push is SO nice to get from time to time. I love this one because I sometimes need that shove!!!
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Date: 7/27/2012 10:16:00 AM
This is definitely apart of life...love the sequence of events here..enjoyed your poem today Ilene!
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