All at once



In the kitchen potatoes are cooking
Out of the window kids are looking
In the garden the laundry is drying
In the stove the meet is frying
The children should be learning
Meanwhile toast starts burning
All the time their mom is on the run
Working here, helping there is no fun
Everybody shouts for help he need
She is trying to do it all - indeed
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AAAAAABBCC
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 337
Words 67
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 10

Heidrun Kordholste-Nikander

I was born in Germany in 1960. I lived in Germany, Finland, and California and have visited many European countries. I currently live in Germany, but I would like to return to the US. I started writing poems in California inspired by the beautiful nature. I have a master degree in forestry and North American Studies. I write scientific books about nature and environmental history, but also short stories and poems. more…

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