Monday, December 8, 2014

Schedule packed with activities

                                                                                          Attribution: Brian Kerrigan
Image: Secretary at her Desk (here)

The given words:
stone  casual  spare  revolving  beggar
block traffic key fever chapped  souvenir

Not etched in stone but still it 
was not just a casual encounter
He spared no efforts  to determine
that his presence revolving around a
schedule packed with activities
was well taken care of

Being a beggar to uphold strict principles
he blocked off certain unnecessary
encroachments of heavy traffic
bidding for his time

Discipline was maintained by Girl Friday
key to his time management

A fever pitched day was broken up
into little sectors to impose and
maintain sanity
Too much talking could result in
chapped lips as a souvenir

For Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Wordle #38 and
Magaly's hosting at Real Toad's  Open Link Monday 

17 comments:

  1. Another great poem from you Hank. You do have the knack of combining the given words into your verse. Great read.

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    1. Fatal mistake if it's in a scientific paper unless discussions revolve around the subject matter!

      Hank

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  3. Too much talk will break up any schedule...

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  4. chapped lips from too much talking? what if you are doing the talking around the water fountaing? ;)

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  5. The last two lines ends the poem with a bang!

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  6. Had to smile at the chapped lips. I enjoyed this, Hank.

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  7. I thought of chapped lips gotten from gossip...
    Not something your gent would put up with -
    His Gal Friday must be compensated well for keeping up with his demands. :)

    My combo piece 'Bubbles' was based on reality. Maybe that's why it seems to be striking a deep cord. Reality oft makes for great fiction. As long as the true identities are kept secret.

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    1. It did Jules! Often times we are told that writers draw back on their experiences. That certainly makes their writings very realistic. Thanks!

      Hank

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  8. "...broken up
    into little sectors to impose and
    maintain sanity.."

    I think I do this. Beautiful write.

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  9. Have to stick on point if you want to get it done, but need to leave a little room in there just in case things go another way

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  10. Wow ... what a carousel of visions! Love it! Bastet

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  11. { must admit the whole sounds pleasant to the ear. Well done

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  12. …not to mention tired feet and an exhausted mind. If it were only chapped lips!

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