resolutions

looking back over the year

I marvel at the resolutions I’ve kept.

eat more chocolate: check

talk about joining a gym: check

laugh heartily at myself for talking about joining a gym: check

comment on the unseemly passing of time at least one million times: check

tell significant children in my life I can’t believe how much they’ve grown then grimace as I remember how much I HATED that: check

promise myself I’ll eat healthier tomorrow: check.

And now I’m driving, pondering if it’s even remotely possible to improve this list, but all I’m hearing are the wheels turning.

you got me again you re-indefatigable resolutionary revolutions you.

then my coffee spilt as I hit that bump darn it.

I was hoping I could stop missing you…

14 thoughts on “resolutions

  1. LoveLoveLove! Made me laugh– at your words, at myself, at the absurdities of New Year’s Resolutions. And then you came in with the wistfulness and longing at the end of the piece and broke my heart. Wonderful work.

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  2. Great work, congrats. I’m thinking of trying it for 2017, but I’m nervous about the concept of clarity. And what if I can’t live in a fantasy world and be an idiot as successfully as I have this year :)?

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