A Poem of Procrastination

wait

and pause

and wait again.

look. once more begin

eyes glaze over, rub face

scratch my head, stare into space

type out a few words clickity clack

stare at page-it stares back

perhaps some lunch will help

drag food from shelf

reinspired, I hope

retry? – nope

wait…

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. wordwand
    Apr 14, 2010 @ 11:50:03

    hhhhhhh.I love this poem ; it’s a humorous approach to procrastination.well done.

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  2. brian
    Apr 14, 2010 @ 15:36:15

    ha. fun post…love the rise and fall of the words as well like the waining muse…

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  3. Emmanuel Ibok
    Apr 14, 2010 @ 15:45:17

    LOL…this is so true…I love the euphemism to procrastination….Nice one..cheers!

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  4. impendwa
    Apr 15, 2010 @ 05:42:24

    i LOVE this. i am experiencing every aspect of this poem, even as i write. you capture the essence of procrastination perfectly!

    Reply

  5. warriorpoetess
    Apr 15, 2010 @ 05:57:20

    What a fun poem about procrastination. Very relatable. I enjoyed this.

    ~warriorpoetess

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  6. mairmusic
    Apr 15, 2010 @ 11:57:26

    Oh I have so been there! Loved it! Welcome to Jingle’s Rally!

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  7. Yousei Hime
    Apr 15, 2010 @ 21:41:56

    Lol. All too familiar. In fact, it isn’t just writing that initiates this behavior in me. Thanks for sharing this clever piece. 🙂

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  8. trisha
    Apr 16, 2010 @ 09:11:44

    too hilarious. just loved it. 🙂 🙂

    Reply

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