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A subject all who create know far too well lamentably –  procrastination –  is the theme of Museworthy Man in his poem below, re-blogged here. A masterful example it is too. You can almost feel those fingers as you read…

Click on the poem’s title for a link to the original. 


To Fix a Procrastinator… by Something Museworthy?

A back–taken aback,
the hand in perfect time
takes its fingers up the spine
the sluggard’s lazy want for food
has the vertebrae protrude
stones–on which to step
till icy fingers reach the neck

The hand–a hand given
slides its fingers into hair
and curls them tight about what’s there
the procrastinator’s aversion to work
brought to focus as head is jerked
a body–in fearful shake
told life’s ambition WILL be slaked

A neck–annexed to head
the hand, now out of time
imposes sentence on the crime
a once indolent workshy sloth
throttled by a grip of wrath
work–it WILL be done
before the other kingdom comes