Write, unwind, relax

the work of writing
impresses me not of rest
though I love it so
it uncomplicates therefore
unwinds bound-up perceptions   

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On Writing as Activity to Unwind and Relax

Although my tanka poem entry might seem to differ, I completely agree w/ Sadje‘s points of experience—final result being a kind of relaxation . . . a keen sort of calm, capable of establishing composure or order in thought. Once experienced, to consider it again is the road to dedication [to habit] and greater perspective.

Inspired by David’s W3 #56, “Relaxing with Blogging” and Suzette B‘s prompt to write a haiku or tanka about “a favorite way to relax/unwind”; found, and also inspired by, Sadje’s “Relaxing with Blogging” entry linked previously. Thanks for the prompts, fellow writers/poets/bloggers . . .

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Influenced, or Triggered

This morning I made and ate a burger—for me, way outside the usual AM fare.

Last week, @Sadje posted a good-looking burger. 😀 It’s possible that hers prompted mine (referring to the burgers); although, like @CG, I’d been thinking of a burger for quite some time.

You see, I seldom eat a hamburger despite frequent advertisement in traditional media. Surprising the more because, during school days, we ate a burger each week. Cafeteria or snack bar, year after year, “Hamburger Friday”.

If we ate burgers for dinner at home, or on the weekend, that’s two burgers per week (at least, and not to mention fast-food stops.)

In such a case, eating burgers is a habit, no doubt. A tasty habit indeed, in need of little influence; easily triggered when habits are mirrored and especially when by our acquaintance!

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PB, Bacon and Jam Burger (A new one on me! Worth a try, I say.)