being visited by words

What is it with the word today?
It’s come and hasn’t gone away.

I’d like to entertain a thought
And have some sandwiches for tea,
But it’s simply out of the question
When I have other company.

It’s not that I don’t have the space.
It’s a matter of being able
To speak with conviction without
Another word at the table.

Yesterday today stayed here
And will tomorrow, too, I fear.

Poem title from chapter 53 of poemcrazy by Susan G. Wooldridge.

Peace to your !


  1. SelmaMartin says:

    fun and funny. perfect.

    1. Thank you Selma. It was a fun one to write. :)

  2. murisopsis says:

    Stephanie this was a delight to read!

    1. So glad you liked it!

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