Friday, October 31, 2008

Halloween Poem

Had a request to post some Halloween poetry... so here's a combination of last year's and this year's versions. I am too lazy to make a "different blog, different version" version so this will have to do!

Happy Halloween!

Halloween night is drawing near...
Spooky happenings fill you with fear.
I love this day (since my heart is so cold)...
It's fun for everyone, young and old.

Gnarled trees, a creaking door,
Witches, goblins, ghosts and more
Whispering to you "a trick or a treat!"
Hoping you'll give them something sweet.

Today I'll teach a scary spin class
They'll whine and moan as I kick some ass
Lunch with a good friend who's got an evil streak, too
Will happen someplace fabulous that serves witches' brew

Exhibit A has dance class 'cause that's her thing
(If it weren't for that, I'd have more bike bling).
I'll stay home and get ready for the evening's fun
And make sure all the costumes and decorations are done.

I've got one scary skeleton and a zombie princess, too.
Exhibit C is Darth Vader but that's "Lego Starwars" to you.
He's pretty excited for "trick-or-treakin" he's said
So he'll hang with his siblings until it's time for bed

Be safe, be scary, have lots of good fun
(keep the costume on til the night is done).
Have a hauntingly good time, and whatever you do...
I hope there's something spooktacular in store for you!

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Tom Petty Was Right

I find that my life involves a lot of waiting. I wait for results. I wait for things to work themselves out. I wait for a child's medical condition to reveal itself. I wait for other shoes to drop. I wait for decisions to be made and situations to change.

It's not to say I'm not proactive. I am, or at least I try to be, but at the end of the day, there are things over which we have little control and we therefore must take it on faith, take it to the heart and there is no doubt that for me, right now, the waiting is the hardest part.