Today’s prompt:

write your own poem that provides five answers to the same question – without ever specifically identifying the question that is being answered.

  1. Slow to rise

Eyes half shut

Stumbles, trips over the cat

in search of


  • Rudely disturbed by an

Abrupt weight landing on

 My chest to explore

 the length of my


  • A book and a chair

Headphones and cell set up

breathing in crisp air slow and steady

A warm feeling radiates

Bright and alert

  • Quiet time to myself

A space of purpose

Of words and phrases

Complete with a cup of


  • Uncomfortable, aches and pains disturb the peace

Giving up, reluctant

Unwilling to move

Annoyed cranky stiff and sore

I surrender

A nice sunny day here in Calgary,