Treasure Island

David Harris

(18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

Running Around In Circles


There are days when you feel
you are going to get so much done.
So much for good intentions.
When you start to get
the old run around.
It seems that life
is going around in circles.
What started as a lead ahead
now has you thirty yards behind.
You feel like you should have stayed in bed
and got up the other side,
but you don’t.
Instead, you persevere
to go running round in circles
all the day long.

19 February 2008

Submitted: Monday, March 17, 2008

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