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Dreary Days

Dreary day, dreary day, the gray hangs thick and deep; why is it on dreary days that I just want to sleep? The rain’s coming steady, rolls off of the roof steep, fills the gutters high enough that you could float a fleet, drips off pine-green needles so that the branches weep, slicks the kitchen garden and small herbs we shall reap, annoys those out walking, soaking shoes, socks, and feet, driving most of them inside for a dry place to meet, but, alas, I work at home, and though I’m feeling beat, I get up and do the job… There are contracts to keep. Dreary day, dreary day, the gray hangs thick and deep... why is it these dreary days just make me want to sleep?

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Date: 4/3/2020 5:28:00 PM
dull dark grey weather can be so depressing especially if it goes on for days so I dont blame anyone for wanting to curl up in bed and hibernate - lets bring some sunshine to soup with our poetry:-)hugs Jan x
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David Welch
Date: 4/3/2020 6:33:00 PM
Well, it's not so much depression as the job. I quite enjoy just sleeping in on rainy weekend days because I can just say,"Screw it, it's raining out anyway. I'm going back to bed." But when you have to get up and every part of you is fighting it...ugh. Not fun.