Saturday, November 20, 2010

Dust If You Must

I can't remember where this came from but I love it:

  Dust if you must but wouldn't it be better
  To paint a picture or write a letter,
  Bake a cake or plant a seed,
  Ponder the difference between want and need.
  Dust if you must but there's not much time,
  With rivers to swim and mountains to climb!
  Music to hear and books to read,
  Friends to cherish and a life to lead.
  Dust if you must but the world's out there
  With the sun in your eyes, the wind in your hair,
  A flutter of snow, a shower of rain,
  This day will not come around again.
  Dust if you must but bear in mind,
  Old age will come and it's not kind.
  And when you go and go you must,
  You, yourself, will make more dust.
  Remember, a house becomes a home when
  you can write "I love you" on the furniture

1 comment:

  1. "Housework makes you ugly". My grandmother used to have little wooden doll that had this sign on it. I'm not taking any risks. The dust stays. However, I did hire a friend to come help me clean house today so at least the dust will be gone from my wooden blinds and the trim around the baseboards.