Rainless.

Once upon a time everything was fine.

People did what they had to do, wrote their assignments on time, and submitted excellent essays brimming with poignant points with legitimate quotations and impeccable referencing. They researched on time, and read all the books they needed to well in advance.

They did not stress eat chocolate until they were too sick to move, their sticky fingers flying over the keyboard at a thousand miles a second, and they certainly did not forget to brush their teeth two days in a row and wear a STAINED dress to work.

They also studied very hard for their exam not one week in advance, but five. They were nice to their husbands and made an effort to not look like a plastic bag with greasy hair, and they were not anxious and did not have separation anxiety when their husband told them he was staying in the next city for a month because this travel is getting too hard.

They did not silently cry in secret and fume over not going with said husband.

They did not miss the gym for three weeks despite paying £25, and they also understood everything perfectly and didn’t speak rubbish.

They were good and clean and tidy and healthy and mentally well equipped to handle life.

They were not named Lenora Sparrow, but some other name that was nice and sensible and did not reek of late submission and missed personal deadlines and/or goals.

That reminds me, I need to call my dad and discuss flights, write that amazon review I promised to write and read a tonne of things, also clean this place and myself up and lesson plan for this afternoon as well as finish 1200 words by tonight and make sure my car has petrol in it for tomorrow.

 

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4 thoughts on “Rainless.

  1. I think that world of once-upon-a-time is a fairytale, Lenora. Life is messy, at least mine is. My to-do list is rarely done by the end of the day. So I look for reasons to smile and do the best I can 🙂 Have a wonderful day today.

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    • Oh it most certainly is a fairytale, Diane, nobody I know completes their to-do list by the end of the day, except perhaps my husband, who can’t get his head round how hard it is for everybody else! I call him a machine, which makes both of us smile 🙂 Thank you for your positive insight, Diane, and I hope you have a great day too!

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