Quotidian

 

img_8418
“Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow/Creeps in this petty pace from day to day….”  Macbeth (Act V, Scene V) Wm. Shakespeare. 

Isn’t there more than turning off the alarm?

Isn’t there more than brushing my teeth?

Isn’t there more than emptying the dishwasher?

Isn’t there more than checking the phone?

Isn’t there more than letting the dog out?

Isn’t there more than letting the dog in?

Isn’t there more than making the coffee?

Isn’t there more than getting the paper?

Isn’t there more than making the bed?

Isn’t there more than hopping in the shower?

Isn’t there more than filling the water bottles?

Isn’t there more than making their breakfasts?

Isn’t there more than locking the house?

Isn’t there more than dropping them off at school?

Isn’t there more than driving to work?

Isn’t there more than the radio station?

Isn’t there more than returning the call?

Isn’t there more than writing the brief?

Isn’t there more than drafting the report?

Isn’t there more than sending the letter?

Isn’t there more than taking the deposition?

Isn’t there more than filing the motion?

Isn’t there more than reading that decision?

Isn’t there more than checking the roster?

Isn’t there more than answering the emails?

Isn’t there more than setting up the conference call?

Isn’t there more than going to the courthouse?

Isn’t there more than typing all day?

Isn’t there more than paying the bills?

Isn’t there more than wondering how to pay the bills?

Isn’t there more than checking the mail?

Isn’t there more than dropping off the dry cleaning?

Isn’t there more than going to the store?

Isn’t there more than going to the doctor?

Isn’t there more than putting out the recycling?

Isn’t there more than doing the laundry?

Isn’t there more than picking up the carpool?

Isn’t there more than driving home?

Isn’t there more than washing the lunch boxes?

Isn’t there more than going to exercise?

Isn’t there more than arranging the babysitter?

Isn’t there more than meeting friends for a drink?

Isn’t there more than watching the news?

Isn’t there more than yelling at the news?

Isn’t there more than hearing the weather report?

Isn’t there more than Final Jeopardy?

Isn’t there more than running the errands?

Isn’t there more than clipping the coupons?

Isn’t there more than this one Saturday?

Isn’t there more than going to church?

Isn’t there more than lunch at the club?

Isn’t there more than going to the game?

Isn’t there more than our daily bread?

Isn’t there more than putting supper on the table?

Isn’t there more than turning on the lights?

Isn’t there more than helping with the homework?

Isn’t there more than loading the dishwasher?

Isn’t there more than cleaning the kitchen?

Isn’t there more than the three-day weekend?

Isn’t there more than driving down the Interstate?

Isn’t there more than mowing the lawn?

Isn’t there more than watering the plants?

Isn’t there more than spreading the pinestraw?

Isn’t there more than walking the dog?

Isn’t there more than texting a friend?

Isn’t there more than speaking to the neighbor?

Isn’t there more than sending them upstairs?

Isn’t there more than watching t.v.?

Isn’t there more than reading to them?

Isn’t there more than tucking them in?

Isn’t there more than the kiss goodnight?

Isn’t there more than twenty minutes to ourselves?

Isn’t there more than turning down the bed?

Isn’t there more than cutting off the lights?

Isn’t there more than brushing teeth?

Isn’t there more than reading the book?

Isn’t there more than turning on the alarm?

Isn’t there more than the other kiss goodnight?

Isn’t there more than watching the fan?

Isn’t there more than getting in their bed after the 3 a.m. nightmare?

Isn’t there more than these fitful naps?

Isn’t there more than turning off the alarm?

Isn’t there more?

Isn’t there?

No.

No there’s not.

Not at all.

Nothing more.

Nothing.

Thanks be to God.

 

3 thoughts on “Quotidian

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.