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Short weekends and long weekdays
School’s out then it’s onto résumés and workdays
Mondays dragging on through to Fridays
Long commutes on highways, subways and tramways 
Toiling for okays, some praise and hopefully a raise

Soirees and negligees for Saturdays
Aspiring to bouquets so enchanting in a vase
Before you know it’s on for matinees on Sundays
Enjoying soufflés, sorbets, sundaes and parfaits         
Eyeing the calendar for paydays 
As well as birthdays, holidays and getaways

But nowadays, as retirees, we have our days
And often we just graze in haze almost a daze    
Where Tuesdays look no different than Thursdays
To paraphrase it’s our final phase when interplays
In many ways the sweet nostalgia of yesterdays

March, 2018

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Date: 3/14/2018 5:01:00 AM
Im retired now and too be honest do not know where I found the time to go to work , I do miss the people but not the work as it was pressure ,pressure ,pressure, Great verse Line. Tom
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Date: 3/14/2018 9:50:00 AM
I know exactly what you mean, Tom. Thanks for your delightful visit and comment.
Date: 3/14/2018 2:25:00 AM
Great fun as ever Line - this is a particularly rich one, each verse complimenting the last adorably. Must dust off the negligee this weekend - failing that, at least have a sundae! X
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Date: 3/14/2018 9:51:00 AM
Great visit and comment, Nina. Thank you so much.
Date: 3/13/2018 10:09:00 PM
Your alliteration is delightful in this: souffles, sorbets, sundaes and parfaits. This is the first time I pictured you as a retiree; for some reason I have always thought of you as age 28. No idea why. I really like the wordplay in this. It sounds like you were having a lot of fun here.
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Date: 3/14/2018 9:52:00 AM
Forever 28 I'll take it! Thanks for that lovely visit and comment. Don't change your vision of me, I like it.
Date: 3/13/2018 7:02:00 PM
Great description Line! So truthful and real. Sometimes all the days of the week are the same to me except Friday,when I finally get to relax.
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Date: 3/13/2018 7:18:00 PM
Thank you so much for your charming visit and comment, Paulina. Much appreciated.