Why Tuesday is the Jan Brady character in our work week
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,
And we’ve left our toothbrush