In Summer

Je sais vivre,

in summer.

I wake up slowly.

With no place to be,

no schedule to keep,

no plans to prep,

no decisions to make,

there is no need to hurry.

So I don’t.

I start my day leisurely.

After a new day greeting,

and the first stretches of the day,

I sip a cup of steaming hot coffee,

or a mug of gunpowder green tea.

Antoinette finds her zen on my lap

and we enjoy the peacefulness

of this morning ritual.

She naps for as long as she wants,

for as long as I want.

I am in no hurry, for

in summer,

je vis.


©Maribeth Batcho 2016

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12 thoughts on “In Summer

  1. The exact opposite of my post today, where I’m bemoaning what I’ve made of my summer by working past my calendar and doing professional development. Your post is my goal for the four weeks I will have truly to myself!

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