Week 48 – Mine #1

Pray for Pay

I wrestle with the wording

and I struggle with the phrasing.

Outside my window, the birds cheerily chirp.

I can hear the music coming from the neighbor’s house:

“Working in a Coal Mine” by Devo.

That’s how I feel – chained to this chair by a deadline,

Seeing the writer’s block coming like an avalanche ahead of me.

I’ll be smothered in no time.

I’m reminded of the classic Christmas show “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” as I tap my fingers on the table and repeat my mantra:

“Put one foot in front of the other… put one foot in front of the other… put one foot upside your mother…”

Writing is the life for me!