A long day ends now
with the washing of dishes
and the folding of dry clothes
from the line

As a younger woman
I considered myself so busy
dishes marched across every counter
before I battled them

And now I cannot stand to sleep
with even one dirty thing
in the sink, in the hamper
in my mind

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s