“Do you know," Peter asked, "why swallows build in the eaves of houses? It is to listen to the stories.” ~ J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

1.24.2012

growing pains


the doldrums descend.
the january flounders.
my right arm and shoulder ache nonstop,
all those words unwritten knotted tangled tight against each other.
i wake in the night and turn to my other side,
my body feeling the need to fly.
i take 2 tylenol come morning.

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11 comments:

  1. oh my. we are in the same place this january, bitter midnights and all.

    but soon, soon, it will be time to fly.
    xoxo

    (ha! word verification? "unsure")

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  2. I feel you on this.
    Except for me, it's advil ;)
    Happy day to you.

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  3. Those could be my very own words . . . . wishing the doldrums and your aches and pains away.

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  4. january is always a hard month. i call january & february my self diagnosed, self-destruct months. they are. we are in ice and snow. i need green grass to be productive.
    but will settle for chocolate and coffee...
    in my fondest of regard, Tilda

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  5. Me too, aches, pains and restlessness, dreams of running off to join the circus, Advil in the morning, tea now and then...

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  6. Oh feel better soon. It is not fun to wake in the night in pain. Take care and treat yourself well.

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  7. well, that sucks. hoping the aches and pains stop soon. the doldrums? may they stay as long as needed. xo

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  8. i hear ya' on this.
    for two months: mid-november 'til mid-january, the mountains hide our sun.
    i look forward to late january for the bittersweetness to pass: i love winter but sun is necessary.

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  9. Wish we could just leap up and join hands midair - and fly.

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  10. oh I am with Relyn .. taking flight away from pain and doldrums sounds fabulous! Taked care friend!!

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