Full Stop


This day I
Woke. Bathed.
Drove. Worked.
And ate three meals.
Tomorrow I will
Wake. Bathe.
Drive. Work.
And eat three meals.
Dreadful same, innit?
Well, sameness has a
Comfort and a
Sometimes charm.
And besides,
Each full stop
Brings its own
Possibility for
Devious detour.

 
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Comments

  1. ha. i live for those devious detours to break my sameness...smiles. nice one shot!

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  2. It is those devious detours that add spice to life!

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  3. I happen to be a creature of habit and feel a certain amount of charm and comfort from it, as well. (of course, I love the occasional detour!)

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  4. Fun, life-enhancing stuff. Summed up my attitude towards my highly-scheduled life and the occasional, seemingly whimsical detours. :)

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  5. The daily grind is good stuff. You don't have to think or plan, just go with the flow.

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  6. Whenever I feel like I've spent to long on a winding detour I love finding that comfert of sameness again.

    And thanks for linking to my blog yesterday Dana! Amazing how somethings just intersect.

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  7. Nice life! Actually, I'm much the same, and always open to "[d]evious detour."

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  8. A great thing to have such detours, and sameness can charm with comfort. Cool twist at the end. Nice One Shot!

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  9. What is that old saying..something like variety is the spice of life and I believe it. Sure, its very comfortable to live the same life day in and out but sometimes you need something to just smack you awake. I myself tend to go on auto-pilot a lot. Your poem gave me a lovely jolt this morning, thank you.

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  10. I've known many people who craved an ordinary life
    a constant
    honest day
    lovely thoughts
    with a wink

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  11. Nothing like the occasional deviation to break the monotony!

    Amusing One Shot, Bug!

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  12. i love it -- very true. forever, i thrived off of change, but i definitely seem to be settling down and loving the beauty of the life i created.

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  13. You put it so nicely.

    I find comfort in routine and only need the occasional detour for a little spice.

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  14. I am a firm believer in routine. I like the comfort of it, but I agree; devious detours can be fun too.

    Perceptive poem.

    Kat

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