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In Dreamland All Week

Updated on August 15, 2011

Doing Nothing Became My Instant Routine

For one week I have nowhere to be

You might find me relaxing under an old oak tree

I didn't have to fight the traffic

Instead I turned up the music and caused a small racket

The weather was beautiful no need for a sweatshirt or light jacket

The day starts when I got out of bed no matter how late it is or what the time said

I walked and talked about my dreams that I have loved for so long

Laughing often and setting my mind free

Once in awhile picking up a book or playing with the cat gingerly

Where true happiness is playing chase that rubber mouse or catching that bird outside the window

With no phone calls to make and picking tomatoes is my biggest task

I didn't have to cook or go to any appointments

Some days I stayed in my pajamas till noon

Other times I was dressed but I didn't leave the house

I didn't miss what all my co-workers were busy doing as I had another day of leisure

I watched a little t.v.and then I went from store to store looking but with no interest to buy

Way too lazy to go into my pockets and pay

So there was nothing to carry away

All my troubles were temporarily put on hold until one week has passed

Let other people deal with the problems at work

For I am busy laying in the sun drifting off to a nap

Each day was a private party that danced in my head

One of rest and what other people don't see or feel

Bringing my body to a new relaxed state

If I wanted a snack I got up and poked around each cabnet

There I found things that would fill my craving or desire

Everyday seemed extra long

Each moment I filled with wonderful thoughts and star power

Now approaching the midnight hour

Where all my excitement began over one hundred and sixty eight hours ago

I will try to make one more smile last

Now that was so much fun I wonder why I didn't do it way back when

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      DREAM ON 6 years ago

      Dim Flaxenwick The times we spend together our sarting to add up.I feel like a banker who is conting all the money he has.Now I take all the cash and put it into a secret spot.So I will have just a little bit for a rainy day.

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      Dim Flaxenwick 6 years ago from Great Britain

      A private party in your head. I loved that.

      Had to rate this one awesome AND beautiful.

      So glad you had some time to yourself. We all need it..

      Take care.

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      DREAM ON 6 years ago

      Binaya.Ghimire I am so happy to be alive.I think when we get busy with work we forget how precious life is all by itself.My vacation gave me time to think and set new goals and values to the things I love in life the most.Movie Master I loved connecting with nature and keeping every day simple.It is hard to go back to the rat race we get mixed up in.Thanx so much I loved the comments and You will keep these memories for me front and center for along time.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      Dream on you were a 'free spirit' for a whole week, it was your time and it sounded fantastic!

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      Binaya.Ghimire 6 years ago

      You capture everyday life, everyday emotions very truly.

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