A return to being
in an ever strange familiar
A laugh at meeting
mother on the street
A nervous day
of acronyms and awkward
A slightly warmer
soaking into atmosphere
Absorbing week of newness and adventure
Is ended now, the starting has begun
It was an interesting week and a fortuitous one for the prompt I think, for me anyway. I'm a bit wrecked from the newness of everything - the concentration and trying to learn as fast as possible about what's going on around me, although objectively all I seem to be doing is sitting around rubbing my shins. It has been really great in a lot of ways, the new job is very varied, the people all seem pretty happy, enthused and enjoy what they do. There's lots of chocolate around, and coat hooks. It's the first time I'm not working in a factory, so with no hairnets for bad hair days I'm actually having to make an effort on the appearance front, which is difficult when you're not used to it.
Anyway - we're still back to Dubland for weekends at the moment which is great, but very tiring too in terms of travel, and I'm a bit of a Zombie right now, and overall I just wanted to let ye know about it, and to tell ye not to worry too much if posts slacken off for a while, it's just that I've even less energy right now, and less time, but I'll still enjoy reading yours, and have a few more poems to dissuade up my sleeves, so Wednesdays will stay live at least...
On that topic - can ye let me know if you have any favourite poems to dissuade? I know it's hard to pick with all those gems in there, but which would you think should deffo make the book? I'm trying to do a shortlist for the illustrator. http://poemstodissuade.