“You’re not done. You’re finished,” she would tell us.
I would just want to tell her that I had completed what it was that she had put before us.
Every night, I face that one more thing to do feeling.
I think of how they say that in Texas.
They don’t say that the presents need wrapping.
They say the presents need wrapped.
I like the sound of that. It sounds half finished -- even before it has even been started.
When I want things done, finished, over, completed.
I just remember to start talking Texan.
−me strauss Letting me be