To Day

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I face challenges in different ways
Sometimes this changes day by day
Today
I
Dip deep
Into my Soul
My skin is thin, Today.
***~~~***
Tomorrow
I
Roll
With It
Laid back, Tomorrow.
***¿***
Yesterday
I
Threw
Caution to the wind, Yesterday.
***^^^√^^^***
Store
Store
Your troubles in a
Safe
Safe
Place

©shilyot ToDay 23July15

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Devon Beach

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Microscopic world elludes my eye
Reflecting in a summer pool, the sky
Warms the bitsy pool with sunny rays
Into the distance, lift my gaze.

Strandy seaweed floats and billows
Aenemones look like sumptuous pillows
Darting fish play hide and seek
Under the rocks the crablets peek

A rocky Devon beach enraptures
The escences of Summer captures
In a photo and my eye
Absorb the splendors of the sky

©shilyot 05July Devon Beach

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TGI Friday

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..ah, there’s the rub
Friday gave me the snub..
Tomorrow’s made of sterner stuff
Look back on Thursday: was it rough?

Freaky Friday’s finished now
I’ll not kneel or kowtow
Moving through from day to day
My opinion will not sway

The pace of life will chug along
So, my friend, just keep it strong!

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©shilyot Friday 03July 2015

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Don’t go changing

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Don’t go changing, trying to please me

No, don’t, really..
I love lust you dearly
I’ve told you thus, a million times
you must believe me.. (I hope that rhymes?)

Your eyes of blue, I mean, brown
Make my smile into a frown
Whoops, I’ve made an awful mess
Now I’ll have to just confess.

Twas Billy Joel that made me do it
Her bright face, towards me, drew it
I know I’m not an innocent man
Please forgive, if you can?

Yes, she is an uptown girl
She caught me in her upstate whirl
But I’ve come back to Earth, again
Surely, we can just be friends?

©shilyot 30June2015 dontgochanging

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Tuesday

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Tuesday reigns supreme
Queen
Of NeitherHereNorThere

Not quite Wednesday
Duke
Of AlmostMidWeek

Too far to be the
King
Of NearlyTheWeekend

Tomorrow makes Tuesday
Earl
Of WeekendsOver

Why is Tuesday?

©shilyot 30June2015 Tuesday

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…and so

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Ingrained with the labour borne
Through his adult life
From a loving family, torn
A land, to save from strife

Naive, child, less than age expects
18 but so young
Conscript with brown epaulettes
Trained to shoot a gun

Father’s tenuous life is lost
Widow-maker, He
A First (and only?) War, the cost?
Man of the House: decree

Home to a different future
A business debt to pay
No life of articled culture
At home, he’s meant to stay

The debt is spent and lifted
So then a wife to take
My Father and my Mother wedded
A family to make.

..to be finished

©shilyot 29June2015 …andso

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Monday

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Monday marshals its forces
Marching on my lethargy
Wiping away the weekend smile
Demanding attention!

Alarmed, I watch its horses
Gallop across my psyche
Depressed by the calculated guile
Ringing salutation!

Mired in Sunday sloth
Subjugated
Submissive

Monday makes its mark

©shilyot 29June2015 Monday

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