Life is too short and so
to save time,
to be efficient,
I wear an Einstein wardrobe;
when a kaleidoscope of colour
flounces before me, I envy
I indulge in the dream of being
free to reside in sparkling rainbows
simply dancing, with no destination
kicking away scrumpled up “to-do” lists
tossed aside with abandon.
The moment passes.
I console myself;
a books beauty is held on the inside.
I move on.
This poem was strangely influenced by an article by Julie Marie Wade, Wednesday, March 18, 2015: article
“Put a Dog in There: Poetry and the Power of Concrete Nouns”
used as a Napowrimo craft resource. In her essay she discusses the power of including nouns.