Blue Daze #NaPoWriMo2020 Day 1

Image by Jerzy Górecki from Pixabay

I allowed myself to be thrown off course

by a few, choice, coarse words from you

Now the days have been passing

in a groggy daze

All those irretrievable moments

drifted away

like so many clouds

I open the window

to allow in the brisk spring breeze

and thoughts of you stir and rustle

as papers sent flying from my desk

As I listen, blue jays chirp in sets of three

and a woodpecker taps an echoing pattern on a tree

Nature grabbed me by the scruff of the neck

and shook the blues right out of me

~Melanie Thomason



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2 responses to “Blue Daze #NaPoWriMo2020 Day 1

  1. Lovely and nature is always there to rescue us. Concentrate on the good things. People can be ugly, nature doesn’t understand that word.

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