Dust I Must – Day 7 Inktober 2017

The beautiful poem ‘Dust If You Must’ by Rose Milligan has always caused me inner conflict.  I really relate to it – here are some snippets:

Dust if you must, but wouldn’t it be better
To paint a picture or write a letter…


Dust if you must, but there’s not much time,
With rivers to swim and mountains to climb…


This day will not come again.

Yet I have to dust.  I want to preserve the aesthetics of my surroundings, to provide a comfortable and healthy place for myself and my loved ones – so dust I must – unless someone is willing to do it for me!

Day 7 of October the focus of my day was, no prizes for guessing, housework.

Dust I Must – Day 7 #Inktober2017


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