Little Miss Procrastination

Lady P came to visit me yesterday.  I was sitting alone, minding my own business, editing with one eye on the morning dew that had settled in on the windowsills.  And in she breezed...

Barefoot and wide-eyed, she leant over my shoulder, 
Peered at my manuscript and whispered
 "Come with me, its such a beautiful day"  
Ignoring her sighs, I continued with my manuscript
A little wobbly but still

"Let me finish this paragraph" 
And I tried but my mind had already flown 
Through the window
It was somewhere up above
Looking down at the river

Pushing back my chair
I slipped my feet into my shoes
 "You won't need those" Lady P said
 Leading me away from my writing desk
And she was right...
  
The skies were bright blue, 
The sun, a glittering orb, 
And the grass,
So very,
Very 
Lush  

Lady P at her best...

Photo courtesy via tumblr

A/N:  Hello dear friends, I hope you are all well.  We're enjoying some extraordinarily late but very welcome, summer weather and yes, it distracted me from my writing yesterday.  The Muse and I flew the coop and went outdoors, it was wonderfully lush, the sun warmed my skin and I thought to myself, how could you not be led astray, its just for one day, right?  Today though, I am back in the driving seat, so to speak.  How are your writing projects this week?   Talei xox




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  1. My Mr Procrastination has a nice set of abs. That's all I'm saying. :D

    We are definitely approaching the productive writing season. Though grays skys don't always work wonders to get us in the mood. :P

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  2. Ha! I enjoyed going for a ride in the '57 Chevy yesterday. It's been so exceedingly hot here in Texas the pleasant 85 degree weather screamed at us to get out of the house!

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  3. Stina, lucky you! If that were me, I wouldn't have left that house! Le sigh.

    Bish, sounds FAB. I want to do that too!

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  4. When you talk about the weather, the grass is always greener over there! Literally.

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  5. There's been plenty of distraction here. Mother Nature is driving me to distraction and I won't apologize. Too soon we'll be buried in the house with cold weather so we enjoyed the blue skies and warm weather all weekend. Today I have to clean house! (argh!!!) But want to get some writing done between errands.

    Here's to you and you're lovely little piece!!!

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  6. Some days, you need to procrastinate. Sounds like you had a lovely time!

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  7. Yep, it's good to go outside and enjoy the fresh air and sunlight on occasion.

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  8. Little P is a crafty one! However, normal weather has now returned, so that should help you out! Plus a kebab-and-bridge story, ha!

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  9. Cold fall weather is procrastinating which is to your benefit! :)

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  10. Lady P, she sure gets around doesn't she?

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  11. Hi Talei. I heard about the late summer over your way. I love the way you crafted this, very atmospheric. I was peeping over your shoulder too. Nice one...

    Denise

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  12. It's dark and rainy here, which means my MS is getting lots of attention. LOL!

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