yield

yield

yield [yeeld]
to give forth or produce
to give up or over; relinquish or resign, to surrender or submit

Here I am, yielding to the list, the things that must be done.

Here I am making sure I get the most yield from my time,
my energy,
even my produce.

Here I am surrendering and submitting yet not feeling resigned.

I have not puzzled over a word in too long.

Here I am, yielding to the challenge of language.

Writing with prompts – just one more day for the July list

here and now

here and now

here and now I am making a list and checking things off

here and now I am frustrated by the price of good shoes

here and now I am trying to decide what to pack for a spontaneous trip

here and now I am taking my pen and notebook everywhere

here and now I am happy that the dinner we had tonight will give us left-overs for two more meals

here and now I am thankful for the hard working little air conditioner in our bedroom

here and now I am writing with prompts – the July list

 

Weekending

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res·tive [res-tiv] adjective
impatient of control, restraint, or delay, as persons; restless; uneasy.

This weekend I finally felt myself falling into the pace of summer break.
“Do we have a plan?” he asked.
“Nope!”  I replied.

There was sewing, reading, knitting, and taking time to smell the laundry as I took it off the line.  I tended my garden, ran a bit slower but also a bit longer, and took an extra yoga class.

I lingered, took my time, found places to pause and take deep, restorative breathes.  I am trying to stay away from the calendar and the date that will bring me back to work.  And when I read the definition of the prompt word for today, I make a quiet note to hold on to the summer-me and resist that restive, work-work-me.

Restive is the prompt for today – new prompts coming next week.