Why Tuesday is the Jan Brady character in our work week

by gillis

Tuesday is the day that we become resigned

to another work week.

That nagging cough never did

materialize into an illness worthy of bedrest.

The weather is fine,

there will be no storms to block the roads.

So off we go with our bags

and something close to acceptance.

No one expects much of a Tuesday.

If there’s leftover birthday cake in the staff room,

we feel a small lift, until

we see that it’s stale, and the frosting

is mostly shortening.

For the rest of the day,

Tuesday is coated with a grainy,

sweetish film.

And we’ve left our toothbrush

at home.