Spring Cleaning

House of mine, neglected and poor,

I’m happy you’re clean and fresh.

Your floors, they weary me

Until I must confess

To brushing my feet off before getting in bed.

Daily work, why are you so daily?

What is it about you that makes us groan?

There is no excuse for us to be so lazy.

So, I pull those boot straps up, yet again,

And grab cleaning cloths and gloves

And vow to never let it go again.

We will pick up every day!

Never under the bed will we shove!

I will make a chore chart!

I won’t be alone in this foray.

The children sigh and tsk tsk.

Summer is almost here, better hurry

I run up and and down the hall

Cleaning inside and out in a scurry.

I know all too well,

This motivation will pass…sooner than later

I will ride it like a swell.

Come over quick….before it all goes to….taters.

Some motivation for your own Spring Cleaning:

All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty. Proverbs 14:23

I could not at any age be content to take my place in a corner by the fireside and simply look on. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

She sets about her work vigorously; her arms are strong for her tasks. Proverbs 31:17

A job worth doing, is worth doing well. ~origin unknown

Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.  ~Abraham Lincoln


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