Procrastinator’s List

imageMy list is overflowing,

letters fall off the page,

some words jump

knowing they will get more attention elsewhere.

Many items tired of being ignored

have started a support group.

finish is used to making friends by now.

Each longs for special alone time with me

eagerly waiting for the big day

the black line drawn

through their middle.

The gold medal of achievement.

© Ali Grimshaw

The Poetry of List Making 

4 thoughts on “Procrastinator’s List

  1. Oh, the competition between those words on the list striving for “the gold medal of achievement!” A “word Olympics!” I can feel the relentless, driving insistence of them! Well put, well put indeed.

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    1. Karyn, thank you for your comments. It is always great to hear what you relate to in my poems.


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