Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Vacation and The Real You

Vacation is great
Or so I've been told
But I have something to say
If I may be so bold
About something I heard
A teacher did say
You become who you really are
When school is away
Vacation is a time
To look deep within
To introspect and relax
Far away from the din
So if you daven each morning
And pray each afternoon
You'll be that person you want to be
Very very soon
But if snow days and breaks
Give you license to slack
Then all those wasted days
You'll never get back.
Your list of things
To accomplish and achieve
Will get pushed off
And leave you to grieve
About all the things
You should have gotten done
But instead you wasted time
Making it like you're having fun.
Time alone
Is often for good
But sometimes it can be deadly
And put you in a bad mood.
Thoughts going astray
And time running away
Black and white things
Suddenly look gray.
Blustering winds
May keep you inside
But from your real self
There is no way to hide

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