said, “I’m tired, and it’s getting late. I think I’ll
go to bed.”
the next day’s lunches.
freezer for morning, checked the cereal box
levels, filled the sugar container, put spoons and
bowls on the table and started the coffee pot
for brewing the next morning.
put the phone back on the charger and put the
telephone book into the drawer.
teacher and pulled a text book out from hiding
under the chair.
Addressed and stamped the envelope and wrote
a quick note for the grocery store.
Then she washed her face,
put on her moisturizer,
brushed her teeth…..
“I thought you were going to bed.”
made sure the doors were locked.
kids and turned out their
bedside lamps and radios,
and had a brief conversation with one kid who is
still up doing homework.
clothing for the next day.
accomplishment of her goals. About that time,
one in particular. “I’m going to bed.”