Monday, August 15, 2022


[image courtesy dVerse poery pub]  
Through the deep caves of thought I hear a voice that sings:—–by Oliver Wentdell Holmes Sr., from The Chambered Nautilus

A song sings to the heart, from a deep place of lazy being. It gathers strength in its silence, reaching on unseen wings to a clever site of understanding.

 Through the deep caves of thought I hear a voice that sings, a song so clear and smart, that a mundane Monday understands the hearts yearning for more than its lazy care.

I get up in the rhythm of serious understanding and reverent obedience. I go to the washing machine. It is time to do the laundry. Two tubs are whirled and swooshed, and hung out to air dry.  Well done to me, lazy retirement days are sooo very embracing.
 © gillena cox 2022

dVerse — Prosery Monday — A Voice that Sings
Prompted to: Write a piece of flash fiction or other prose up of up to or exactly 144 words, including the given line from the poem.

 Welcome to Monday WRites # 359
A HAPPY AUGUST to all my visitors and friends
You've heard about the Monday Blues ❧✿❧well this is  Monday WRites  (musing on the definition here of rite, as any customary observance for eg the rite of afternoon tea). 

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