I know it’s technically day 10 of NaPoWriMo, but I never finished my to-do list poem from day 9 because I had way too much to-do. It challenged us to make a poem out of a to-do list, which is actually a favorite game of mine (see here, here, here, and my, favorite here)– probably because of how big of a role to-do lists play in my hectic life. It seems especially fitting considering the memory I shared just yesterday on Facebook. What is with me and to-do lists, anyway!?!
 Sift through teetering heap of cast off to-do lists to recall items you've yet to-do  Make new to-do list, prioritizing the old items; to-do today. For real. Today is the day  Highlight them; that might help  Add the seventeen latest tasks you promised to-do today  Breathe  Don't panic. You can totally to-do this. Really  I mean it; breathe  Add "wake up", "have coffee", and "eat breakfast" to to-do list  Cross them off  Wander off to water the plants  Thoroughly soak rose bushes; you read somewhere once that they need deep watering  Force yourself to abandon the sunshine in order to return to your slave driver of a to-do list  Just-check-your-emails-real-quick  Add three pressing chores introduced in emails to to-do list  Glare at to-do list to intimidate it  Look for item on list that with take less then 10 minutes to-do  Find nothing; you already crossed off "wake up", "have coffee", and "eat breakfast"  Add "water plants" and "check emails" to to-do list  Cross them off  Admire all you've to-done! Those are some sweet cross offs you've got there  Reprioritize list by choosing five vital items to-do and numbering them  Circle them for motivation  Compute percentage of items on to-do list that are crossed off  Bargain with yourself that you may have lunch after completing 50%  Accomplish #4  Cross off #4 with vim and verve  Take a break to write your poem for NaPoWriMo  Ponder on prompt  Write. Backspace. Write. Delete. Write. Rewrite.  Edit  ONo!IsThatTheSoundOfHusbandsCarInTheDrive?!?  Abandon to-do list; time to make dinner.  Repeat again tomorrow.
And yes, in case you were wondering, this poem was on my to-do list! Check!