Tuesday, September 17, 2013

sols: whirlwind


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I don't have the energy to write.

It was a whirlwind of a week.

The girls were sick.
Interrupted sleep.  Late nights.
Sick days.  Doctor visits.

Hoping and praying for health.
For a wedding is on Saturday.
Day by day.  Slowly improving.

All dressed up.  Ready or not.  
A beautiful day for a wedding.
Dancing to celebrate.  Late into the night.

Sleep in Sunday.
Thankful for a rainy day.  
Time needed to recuperate. 

It was a whirlwind of a week.

I don't have the energy to write 
any more today.

But it was an amazing day.






13 comments:

  1. No energy to write turned into a pretty sweet slice!

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  2. You told it so well. I felt the whirlwind. Glad the girls are better and the wedding beautiful.

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  3. Michelle,
    Sounds like everything went well...hope you have some time to recuperate! Thinking of you!

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  4. Yes, it was a whirlwind, and such a beautiful day for the wedding. The bride, groom, bridesmaids and groomsmen, flower girls and parents - we were all dressed to the "t" and so happy for Jen & Scott. The girls were fantastic and such a joy to watch. We, too, are still trying to catch up with our sleep and come down off of Cloud 9. Such an enjoyable weekend!

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  5. For not having the energy to write, you did a great job. I like the short, static sentences--it gives us that whirlwind you were in!

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  6. I read about the wedding via your mom, Michelle. So glad it was happy, but it sounds frenetic too. I'm happy you did have the rainy day!

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  7. Great post! Whirlwind weeks can be the best- sounds like yours was great. Hope you're enjoying the recovery.

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  8. Later you will forget the whirlwind but remember the beautiful day. I admire when people find energy to put words on a paper (or screen) even when they are very very tired. You did more than that, you braided the words into a poem.

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    1. Oh, I love that phrase Terje! "...you braided the words into a poem." Thank you!!!

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  9. I was worried the girls wouldn't get well. I hope you will catch up with your rest soon.

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  10. I am learning - and you have demonstrated- that sometimes the most powerful writing comes in the fewest (but well-chosen) words. Your poem captures the movement, the feelings, and the joy. Hope this is a restful week with time to reflect on such happy memories!

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  11. I am always charmed by the way you craft words into something special. There is intention in your two-word sentences, but also in the way you place them side by side, not on separate lines.

    I was afraid you were going to end up catching what your girls had...those sleepless nights can break down an immune system. Hoping you have a relaxing weekend ahead of you!

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  12. Thankful all went well for you on Saturday. Sounds like it was a ton of fun!

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts.