Accidental Poet




Oh, I’m not ready for this

Five days of up before the sun

Up from the deepest abyss



One down, four to go

Let’s get it in gear

And move on to tomorrow



Humpday as it’s called

It’s getting easier

Not feeling corralled



We’re almost there

Hold on a little longer

I love my job when I’m here



At last I can smile

Looking forward to the weekend

I just hope it lasts for a while


Copyright © Accidental Poet 2017




  • Poetic Dan

    Brilliant! I felt this one too my core. I can feel a writing off my own from this, great work.

  • orchidee

    Doh, then it repeats again and again, like it or lump it! Good write AP.

  • WL Schuett

    I remember these feelings but since I retired every day is Saturday... good write AP

    • Accidental Poet

      I still have at least another 5 or 6 years before I can retire. And trust me, I\'m counting the days. LOL ; ) Thanks for your note and reading WL.

    • Goldfinch60

      Good write but like WL I too am retired but I do vaguely remember work and that Fridays were always called POETS day "Push Off Early Tomorrow's Saturday!"

      • Accidental Poet

        I usually don't have the luxury of leaving early on any day. But I do like the idea of a POETS day. Maybe just for a different reason though. ; )

      • Diamond

        A nice write AP. I may need to read this to my son since he started his schooling a few weeks ago. It's falling heavy on his little heart.

        • Accidental Poet

          Don't know how old your son is, but working is a necessity of life and once you start working, the days of carefree live your life as you please are over. And not that I mind, but it is a threshold we crossover when we reach the age of working. Thanks for reading and your comment Diamond. ; )

        • Santita

          The accuracy of this piece is great! You particularly nailed Monday for me lol! Great one :)

          • Accidental Poet

            Yes Santi, the start of the week is a tough hurdle to get over, but as we all know the week waits on no one. Thanks for reading and your compliment. ; )

          • Louis Gibbs

            Well described process of the time spent in our working years, but believe me, retirement isn't easy at all after a lifetime of work. We do get through it, don't we. Good write, AP!

            • Accidental Poet

              I know I'll have plenty to keep me busy once I retire. I do photography, build models, write poetry and have a collection of Clive Cussler books to read. Thanks for your reading and compliment Louis. ; )

            • Candlewitch

              dear AP,

              this is excellent! just how I feel, with the exception of I don't have a job. all week I wait (not so patiently) for the weekend. when I can spend time with Steven. and then the time just flys by...

              *hugs, Cat

              • Accidental Poet

                All week to look forward to the weekend. Now that's torcher. You must read a lot Cat.
                (((HUGS))) ; )

              • FredPeyer

                AP you speak for all of us who labor all week long. I for one like Monday best because on that day one can look forward to the weekend the longest!

                • Accidental Poet

                  I see your point of view, but I also feel Cat's point of view. Stuck in the middle, that's me. ; )

                • skyebellasario

                  AP, you have hit the nail on the head with this piece! I love it :)

                  • Accidental Poet

                    Thanks sky. Glad you enjoyed it. ; )

                  • tepo

                    please don't do the months lol
                    enjoyed this

                    • Accidental Poet

                      hahahahaha, ok tepo, I won't go there. Thanks for reading. ; )

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