Rhythm of Days

Each day has a rhythm 

of its own. Sometimes

we can match its beat,

but sometimes we’re just out of sync.

Today I need soothing and slow,

something like a gentle waltz,

or even a soft lullaby,

something that lets me

sway in place, something

that matches my own pace.




Two days after Christmas

and all through the house 

quiet abides…Yes, there’s

an occasional meow, bark,

 or whine, but mostly there’s 

silence til the grandkids return

with scrappy opinions, laughter, and more.