Quiet As A Mouse

I Sit In My House

Yes I may be a little out of the ordinary

But I think I am on to something

When I get home from a long day

I do what I have to unwind

Then after a shower and when I am tired

Before I get into my bed

I go out into the kitchen and pull up a chair

I sit so still

Looking at the whole room around me

With my wife already asleep

I love the house when it is almost unchanged to the human eye

Everywhere I look it looks the same

I know my body is aging at this very moment

How about all the things that fill the room

I think about the quality of the air

The wear and tear on the cabinets

From being opened and closed so many times

Day after day

All the appliances that have so many working parts

Even the electricity that is my source of light

Powers up the laptop and the refrigerator and so many more things I can't remember

I guess what I am trying to say

I love my home

Over the years I have watched

As we have made small changes to make each room nicer

The worn spots on the kitchen floor that I only see

How lucky I am to have lived at this time

With so many conviences at my fingertips

Who knows what tomorrow will bring

I would be happy if it was just like today

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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

The changes made to your home allowed you to appreciate your life even more. When you think about your life with a peaceful mind there a lot to be happy about. Everyday is not the same and our experiences and moods show us all we need to know.

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Jodah 2 years ago from Queensland Australia

I can totally relate Dream On. I often look around me at the things and people I have in my life and realise that I wouldn't want to change a thing.

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Michael-Milec 2 years ago


Amalgamated characterization a journey to a sacred place…

Voted interesting.

Good day

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annart 2 years ago from SW England

Time marches on but our possessions and surroundings become part of us and make us feel comfortable. Taking one day at a time sounds like a great idea! Ann

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DREAM ON 2 years ago Author

DDE Yes you are right again. Experience is our teacher and emotions guide us from the wrong to the right.Jodah I have worked so hard for a few things that give me comfort and have been blessed with a world of people that influence my every thought. Michael-Milec To have peace and freedom to enjoy my little corner of the world. annart To put our thoughts at rest and enjoy the moment. A treasure that can not be counted. Thank you all for reading and sharing my thoughts . May your life be blessed in unlimited ways.Have a great day.

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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Best way to be. Like when I look around a room and feel completely at peace.

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DREAM ON 2 years ago Author

Gypsy Rose Lee To appreciate what we have and been through makes us a better person. Thank you for your comment.

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