Eye On Life Magazine

Lifestyle * Literary

Eye on Life Magazine is a Lifestyle and Literary Magazine.  Enjoy articles on gardening, kitchen cooking, poetry, vintage decor, and more.

Let It Be on Monday, God

If I have to die
let it be on Monday, God,
so I won’t have to work

or call in sick.
I want the weekend
to think about it

over steins
of cold Michelob
and a carton

of Pall Malls,
two things I quit
decades ago

the day I got married.
I can’t remember
why I did that—

get married, I mean.
I know why I quit
Michelob and Pall Malls.

Sometimes we do
the right thing
for the wrong reason.

-- Donal Mahoney