All the morning, after musique practice, in my cellar, ordering some alteracons therein, being much pleased with my new door into the back yard. So to dinner, and all the afternoon thinking upon business. I did by night set many things in order, which pleased me well, and puts me upon a resolution of keeping within doors and minding my business and the business of the office, which I pray God I may put in practice.
At night to bed.
morning in my cell—
the door to many doors
I pray God to be
Erasure haiku derived from The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Friday 31 January 1661/62.