Shouldering Shoulds

Shedding my shoulds
like outer shells of nothing

I should be working. I should
be working out. I should be
planning dinner. I should be
planning the year. I should be
writing. I should be reading. I
should be cleaning. I should be
writing. I should be writing.

dab in the middle of these empty
shelled shoulds, it occurs to me
that maybe I’m right

I should



#keepingitreal on Facebook, during #30daysofreal for September.


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2 Responses to Shouldering Shoulds

  1. Susan says:

    Shouldering is so like soldiering, picking up the spent shells, writing where you are.

Use your words.

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