Tag Archives: exhaustion

Poetry Day: Cannibalized

(I really like this one.  It’s social commentary again.  Had myself confused at first until I read it once again.  Hope you enjoy.) We depend on you Our rock to hold Within the tempest Ignoring the chips We are tearing … Continue reading

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Goal Post: *Stares at Screen* . . . I Ache

I may have mentioned that I expected this week to be rough.  Well . . . I was wrong and I’m man enough to admit it. This week was friggin’ brutal! I’m writing this Friday night because I made the … Continue reading

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Goal Post: I Knew It!

I should put this quote somewhere in my room.  It really symbolizes the week where things kept going off the rails.  Don’t worry.  Today isn’t going to be any better.  Neither will next week and weekend.  So, hold your wishes … Continue reading

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Goal Post: Goodbye 20-21 School Year

I’m fairly certain that this school year is one where students, teachers, and parents are all happy to wave goodbye to.  Covid-19 made it a nightmare on so many levels.  The stress, fear, and frustration soaked into everything.  Had to … Continue reading

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Goal Post: At Least I Made It In One . . . That Shouldn’t Have Fallen Off

I did say last Saturday that I was going to have a rough week.  Didn’t expect it to be as stressful as it was, but I didn’t delude myself into thinking things would go well.  There was a disturbing theme … Continue reading

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I’m Tired

I’m tired Uttered repeatedly Yet never understood Energy is questioned Told to nap Or have a snack As if I’m simply sleepy Too many utterances Result in doctors Blood tests And eventual frustration My yawns are deep Of neither body … Continue reading

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Let the Winter Break Begin with an Awkward Nap

Today is the first full day of my Winter Break and it feels like things aren’t going to be calm in any way.  First, I want to say that there is A BIG ANNOUNCEMENT coming tomorrow that I’m surprised I’m … Continue reading

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Tears were Shed and Pain was Sustained

This was a really long and tough week.  Without going into any details, a friend passed away early on and that messed with my head a lot.  It was only a few days earlier that I stumbled onto a letter … Continue reading

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Goal Post: What Does It Mean When You’re So Tired that Your Eyes Keep Crossing?

That’s a genuine question.  As usual, I’m writing this Friday night, but I’m finding it difficult because the white parts of the screen are overly bright.  Makes me want to shut my eyes and I’m noticing that my blinks are … Continue reading

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The Teeter Totter of Life

I have been trying really hard to develop a life balance.  Many have pointed out that my world has been turned upside down in every aspect.  There are only so many hours in the day too, so priorities have to … Continue reading

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