I got home early, all convinced,

I’d be all done by seven.

I’d have a shower, settle down

And watch a film… such heaven!

And yet, I’m still here writing

At a quarter past eleven…


Not all is lost, ’cause somehow

I’m all scheduled days ahead!

I’ll get to spend the weekend

On some workshop work instead…

(And that’s on top of normal work…)

…I wish I was in bed.


In half an hour, I’ll be done,

And then with any luck,

I’ll snuggle under cover

With an old familiar book…

And lose myself in storyland

And will not give a ….zzzzzzz

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She writes alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. Find out more at France and Vincent. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at and on Twitter @SCVincent. Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email:
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35 Responses to Bedtime…

  1. Such a gentle piece of considering each step before you lay down your pretty head on the pillow.
    Sweet dreams, Sue. πŸ˜΄πŸ’€

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Sadje says:

    This happens so often with me too. All the well laid plans of men and mice….

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Haha, I love not giving a zzzzzz… πŸ™‚

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Another humorous poem, Sue. You do work really hard, just like me. We are the obsessive ones of this world.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Ritu says:

    Sometimes late night hard graft pays off!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. I think we can all relate to this! Especially the not giving a zzzzzzz. lol

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Violet Lentz says:

    Take a well deserved break, Sue. You’ve earned it.


  8. willowdot21 says:

    Fingers crossed you got your sleep πŸ’œ


  9. dgkaye says:

    I could feel your exhaustion through your story. ❀


  10. Darlene says:

    Sounds about right!!

    Liked by 1 person

  11. I like this, Sue. πŸ˜€ — Suzanne


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