Saturday, March 21, 2015

{#sol15} except maybe 21/31


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Spring has officially arrived
along with a much needed break.
Nine days of really no big plans
except maybe ...

Nine days of really no big plans 
except maybe
a weeklong visit of laughing and playing
with Grandma and Grandpa.

Nine days of really no big plans 
except maybe
a scheduled hair therapy appointment
to feel fresh and new again.

Nine days of really no big plans
except maybe
a visit (or two) to the public library
for books, crafts, and a puppet show.

Nine days of really no big plans
except maybe
a trip to the big city to see 

Nine days of really no big plans
except maybe
a date with my mom to get
our toes painted pretty.

Nine days of really no big plans
except maybe
one day for just me to probably 
do some catch up schoolwork ... or not.

Nine days of really no big plans
except maybe
a little birthday celebration 
with family and double chocolate cake.

Spring has officially arrived
along with a much needed break.
Nine days of really no big plans
except maybe ...

20 comments:

  1. I love the structure of your poem and all the possibilities and maybes that lie in front of you for the next nine days. Enjoy!

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  2. Wonderful poem! Enjoy the first day of no big plans!

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  3. I want Nine Days! Love the repetition and the structure of your poem. The images worked like wishes. Enjoy!

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  4. One day
    spring will come,
    arriving late beyond the
    calendar date
    with flowers blooming
    and winter,
    long forgotten ...
    one day ...

    :)
    Kevin
    We still have snow! What's up with that?

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  5. I love the structure of this post. Looks like you will have a wonderful refreshing spring break. Mine is coming soon.

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  6. Your except maybes sound wonderful.

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  7. No big plans, except maybe just relaxing enjoying time away. Can't wait till tomorrow! Wish I could wiggle my nose and we'd be there. Love ya, Mom

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  8. Love this, Michelle, so clever and SO exciting. Is there really an Elephant & Piggie show? I will watch to see if it will come to Denver. That is a great part of spring break I think, along with the birthday of course.

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  9. NINE FULL DAYS I would say! I have to find when this Elephant and Piggie show will be around here. Have some fun for sure!

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  10. I love all the "no big plans" except on your DAY you do school work!! No no no that's the day you schedule a massage, take a walk, meet a friend for lunch, take a yoga class...need I go on? Have fun with your parents. And happy happy birthday Michelle! xoxo

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  11. Lots of possibilities. I have never heard of hair therapy. Is that like the eyebrow doctor? ;)
    We still have two weeks of school to go so I'm not ready to think of the possibilities yet, it will steal my momentum. And the momentum is much needed to get to the 'except maybe' part.

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  12. Sounds like big plans to me and what fun! You do know how to craft the poem with the most clever lines.These days with no big plans will fly by so enjoy every second!

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  13. I love the "except maybe" in your poem. When spring break arrives and others are heading to far away places, we don't always consider what we are doing as much. Your break sounds fabulous!

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  14. The "except maybe" is a great grabber! Enjoy every minute of your nine days!! See you on the tenth day!

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  15. Your spring break sounds terrific! Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! And I love how "except maybe" ties everything together.

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  16. "Except maybe" you will have a full and delightful Spring Break - enjoy!

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  17. What a delightful post. I love the format. As you were writing did you uncover the possibilities?

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  18. "Except maybe"....those words hold such possibility!! That sounds like my spring break that starts in another week. "I have no big plans, except maybe..." So clever!!!

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  19. Love the concept of no big plans contradicted by a long list of little ones. Sounds like a wonderful way to spend break. All the little stuff adds up :-) enjoy!

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  20. Exciting!"Except maybe" some relaxing as well! Wishing you a wonderfully fun and rejuvenating week!

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts.