Monday, November 1, 2010

Monday November 1, 2010 Poetry Potluck -- Halloween



Halloween

I would like Halloween
To be my favorite holiday,
It comes at my favorite season,
But like all holidays,
It is an interruption to my time in the studio,

As an artist, instead of a "day off,"
I need more days to work.
365 days a year is just not enough,
To inquire, to delve, to explore,
To experiment, to execute,

No, there just aren't enough days at all.
A life time is just too short,
But I try to make each day count.
To show up, to be present
With a pure heart and a clear mind.

And when all is said and done,
I'll try to match my goals,
With the work accomplished,
And I'll be glad to see what I have done,
Even though there isn't enough time.

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8 comments:

Shashi said...

I liked it.. your words in the end, made me feel the pressure of it all..

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Jingle said...

And when all is said and done,
I'll try to match my goals,
With the work accomplished,
And I'll be glad to see what I have done,
Even though there isn't enough time.


agree with you.
love your beautiful spirits.
Thanks for sharing!
Happy Monday!
Happy November,
Happy Belated Halloween,

jessicasjapes said...

You know the saying about all work and no play!! Go out and enjoy yourself, especially at Halloween.

http://jessicasjapes.wordpress.com/2010/11/01/halloween-fright/

Blue Sky Dreaming said...

Your words ring true for me...I know it sounds strange but so many times in the studio...I feel my happiest!

Eric Alder said...

Do artists really take days off? I thought they could work whenever they wanted to work.

(But hey, what do I know?)

Nice Potluck dish, Annell!

abthomas said...

Ah, so true, sadly. Nice write!

fiveloaf said...

lovely..

Jingle Poetry said...

Please help giving (belated) birthday wishes to 3 or 4 fellow poets:

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Thanks a lot for the support.
Happy November!
Your presence adds light to our space, keep shining!
xxx