Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Mindful Writing Challenge - January 1

Leaving.  Sometimes, I find it hard to leave a joyful place, scene, friend, book, and go back into the repetitive world of daily routines.  Like when I was twelve and thought I would never leave Disneyland once I got there.  The constant excitement, joy, and happiness was overwhelming until it was time to go home and reality set in.  In the car on the two-hour trip home, I would plan out the rest of my summer.  I would take all the requested babysitting jobs, do extra chores around the house, help Mom with the laundry, and save all my money to buy E tickets, so I could stay longer the next time we went to Disneyland.

fickle moon
the coming and going
of happiness

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