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Grass on the Other Side

Saturday, June 03, 2006

I am away,
I am wishing I were back.
I am back,
I'm wishing I were away again.

I'm at home,
I'm wishing for a sandy beach.
I am on that beach,
I'm wishing I were home again.

I am in the grass,
I'm wishing for the greener spot.
I am in the greenest patch,
I'm wishing I were back again.

I am satisifed,
I am yearning now.
I am content,
I am restless again.

I'm waiting for this feeling to end.
It always does.

I stopped reading Elizabeth Gibert's book, for the time being. Wrong book for this mood. And I am now reading (well, almost finished) "A Long Way Down" by Nick Hornby. It's a genius book..so funny and the characters are great.

  1. Blogger Marel Lecone said:

    I know the feeling of this poem. Reaching for content but always seeming to want something else. I need to get into a book too. I hope all is well. Thanks for checking on me. How is work and the kids? Talk to you later.

  1. Blogger Cathy said:

    Hi Marel!
    I saw your pictures from your trip; it must have been wonderful. Hard to take a vacation with two little ones, but a lifetime of memories for them.

    I haven't been doing too much work lately,....but the kids are fine. The babe turns one in two weeks. Can you believe it!?

  1. Blogger vani said:

    very nice poem...very true. :) i wish i had time to read and write..*sigh*

  1. Blogger Michelle said:

    Hope you're having a super weekend!

  1. Blogger Heidi said:

    I haven't been able to read a book in a year..I'll start a few pages then no interest anymore.

    I hope work went well this past week..You are home ..right?

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    Oh, how I know those feelings! The Nick Hornby book is on my mile-long "to-read" list. I got discouraged after How to Be Good (which I hated) and completely forgot about it.

  1. Blogger DayByDay4-2Day said:

    lately your post are so cleavor!

  1. Blogger missy said:

    Oh, I've read most of NH's books but haven't read that one.. will try to get it.

    And I love the poem! xx

  1. Blogger sjobs said:

    This poem is wonderful. I understand it completely.

    I haven't read anything for a few months, I picked up a book today and cannot put it down.


  1. Blogger Chloe said:

    being restless is what drives you forward. this feeling of discomfort, is just a by-product, a minor nuisance compared to all the good things that come from being restless, free and alive.

  1. Blogger Meow said:

    Hi Cathy,
    Hope you had a wonderful weekend. Just wanted to say thank you for the gorgeous package, with arrived today. Thank you, thank you, it is perfect.
    Have a great week.
    Take care, Meow

  1. Blogger angel, jr. said:

    Hello, I hope you had a great feeling.

  1. Blogger Devil Mood said:

    I've been meaning to read that book but I'm expecting sales in amazon :) But his books are generally very entertaining, aren't they?

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