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Typical Monday

Oh, there’s a bird here too.

By BrettNotGregPublished about a month ago 1 min read
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Typical Monday
Photo by Josie Weiss on Unsplash

The sky is painted with a slightly grey overcast.

There is some obnoxious species of bird singing away outside of my window.

The weather is in dire contrast with the things I need to get done…

Nothing even major… just like, everyday adult human stuff.

Even changing clothes seems like the most grueling process ever.

Back to the bird: My bird identifier app recognized it as an Eastern Phoebe.

Its call is that of a shrill alarm that I would typically set to keep myself from procrastinating.

Could nature have sent this bird to me because my weekly habits have become consistent and predictable?

It must be Monday.

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BrettNotGreg

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  • Manisha Dhalaniabout a month ago

    Haha, yep, Monday. This part made me smile "The weather is in dire contrast with the things I need to get done…"

  • Rosie𐙚about a month ago

    Ah yes, the Monday feeling! Great poem :)

  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarranabout a month ago

    Lol, this made me chuckle as it was relatable. Loved your poem!

  • Alex H Mittelman about a month ago

    Fantastic poem! Well written! ❤️💜♥️💗💙🕊️

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