the marked days have a slew of words

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Calendar by Droid Gingerbread is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

“The blank days/are heaped up ahead of me,/a sierra I have to cross/in order to get there.  Where?” – Anne Stevenson, “Calendar”

Sunday reclines lazily, stretching out limbs in many directions like a sinewy cat.  Monday is clinical and tight, all efficiency, gets work done.  Tuesday a little bewildered – is it still Monday? No – and catches up its work to rival Monday’s.  Wednesday straddles the middle, it lies in a swale of green grass and soaks up rain.  Thursday all anticipation, the almost-weekend is almost-here (Friday), it takes credit if it gets anything done.  Friday.  Celebration!  The half-holiday day.  Leaves work early if it can, dresses down, maybe comes in late if no one notices.

Take a breath.

Now comes Saturday.  The work-in-the-garage, go-to-the-hardware-store, watch-a-ballgame, take-the-kids-to-soccer-practice day.

Saturday goes out on a date night with its sweetie.  Or someone else’s.

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