The Too Much

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Early morning greets me with a familiar feeling. The Too Much. Too much sugar, too much television, too much peopling. Looking in the mirror, wild eyes stare back. Oh, girlfriend.

the silent morning
quiet restoring focus
mind growing calmer
an introverted human
brain buzzing on overdrive

© 2018-2019 – Donna Matthews


Shout out to all my fellow introverts also suffering from too much…here’s to a quiet evening recharging under warm blankets with some popcorn and a good movie 🙌🏻

The above poem is written in a form called Haibun. Haibun, is a prosimetric literary form originating in Japan, combining prose and haiku/senryu/tanka. The range of haibun is broad and frequently includes autobiography, diary, essay, prose poem, short story, and travel journal. Learn more about various poetry styles here.

The tanka form is generally a short poem with the following pattern 5-7-5-7-7. In its purest form, tanka poems are most commonly written as expressions of gratitude, love, or self-reflection and can be read forward and backward.

Hey y’all, thanks for visiting the Go Dog Go Cafe and I hope you enjoyed reading today’s selection. I am Donna Matthews, a born and bred Texan who can usually be found writing, painting, taking pictures, or traveling the world on foot. I’m all about love, people, sharing, and doing life together and would love to get to know you. I host two blogs…the first, The DJ Ranch, documents my personal adventures while the second, Slay The Chaos, focuses on mindsets, technology, productivity and organization. Come on over for a visit sometime 💙

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