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Reflection, relaxation around the bend Long work week careening to dead end Hard work's gratuities in rear view portend A brief sabbatical our inflated value to pretend Week's rat race with slower pace will amend All unnecessary pursuits from mind rend With less tedious chores gladly contend Forced hand, mental strain not extend Only pent-up energy limbs will expend Trivial pursuits, television deserved dividend A new book, movie, that mind's eye did recommend A new restaurant our acquiring tastes to commend Friends, family to hearth's door hungrily descend Grilled burgers, hot dogs to nominal appetites append Haute cuisine, to our genteel friends a stipend At day's end, on creaky, front porch swing addled bodies suspend With Nature's slower rhythms, contented minds blend At midnight a stiff tonic still lingering cares to fend Staggering to bed senses too dulled life to comprehend Into deep, requiting sleep, missed week's. hours addend Alarm clock slumbers on and rested bodies wake at ten To a frothy cappuccino morn's hangover to promptly mend

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