A Holiday Today?

A Holiday Today?

I got up at my usual time today.

I had my morning coffee

As I was checking my email.

I didn't think that today was any different.

I met with my neighbor for coffee

And helped her with her English.

Then I helped her improve her writing a little bit.

We chatted and then she left.

I got ready,

Made my lunch

Had my tea and some snacks.

I was all ready to go.

Suddenly I get a text,

"Do you want a day off today?"

I texted back, "If (my student) wants a day off, then that's fine."

I was asked to find out from the other student and his family.

They also decided to have me not come.

I said, "Okay, have a great evening!"

Then I text-ed the person back,

"They want a day off too, so maybe I will see you tomorrow?"

The text read, "Alright, that's fine. Have fun!"

Now what?

I have a whole evening off to myself.

What will I do?

Maybe I will catch up on some reading

Or write a little more.

It's great that I get to relax!

Written by Rani Laha on 2/20/2012

As always, comments, thoughts and ideas are greatly welcomed! I hope you have enjoyed this :).

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Sky9106 4 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

Thanks for sharing rlaha. This is what I believe writing is all about you ! Your day what you decide to do with it and what it brings you for your efforts ,because life is always rewarding, to those who give god thanks for life.


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rlaha 4 years ago from Spartanburg, SC Author

Thanks Sky! I usually write what I feel like and that's how I ended up with this :). Thanks so much for stopping by!

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shamela 4 years ago

Hi rlaha,

I enjoyed reading your poem.

I voted beautiful.

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rlaha 4 years ago from Spartanburg, SC Author

Hi Shamela.

Thank you for reading it and voting :). I appreciate the vote!

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raciniwa 4 years ago from Naga City, Cebu

i'm glad that you have a day off...quite refreshing...

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rlaha 4 years ago from Spartanburg, SC Author

Thank you raciniwa! It was nice even though I had to help my husband do laundry.

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