L’Chaim: A Modern Retelling

One says
do the quick thing
or two or three
so you can check off the list
and feel accomplished

Another says
do the hardest thing first
when you flag later, it’s easier
to motivate yourself
to do something easy

I say
doesn’t matter what you plan first
when you start every day
spread-eagled on the floor
blood-sack panting for life