On time

One of my obsessions is
being on time. For me
that means being early.

I used to show up at work
an hour early, raising
the question: “Why?”

My answer, that I enjoy getting
to work early made me
the office oddball.

No one knew I had most of my
paperwork and planning
done when the office opened.

Now retired, I arrive at the bus stop fifteen
minutes early. “It saves standing,”
I reply if anyone asks why.

I’m nearly always
first in line.

About gwpj

Originally from Seattle, I now live in Sapporo, Japan, where I write, explore this city, read widely, and ask questions about things that i see as important. I'm also an author, with three novels published ("The Old Man and The Monkey", "Grandfather and The Raven", and "Bear: a story about a boy and his unusual dog"). For more information about my writing, drop by my website, at www.geogepolleyauthor.com.
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