The Worrier


sweeping, dusting, moping
fluffing pillows, folding blankets,
laundry washed, cooking and baking,
So much to do.

drafting and amending
memos and meetings
appointments and schedules
So much to do.

chores at home
work at the office
errands to complete
Where is contentment?

time, a day,
twenty-four hours
one thousand four hundred and forty minutes
Not more. Not less. Never enough.

writing and editing
stories, poems, photography and sketches
make time, this counts
My bubble of contentment.

By C.E. Pereira


Author: cepcarol

I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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