end adventures otherwise taken
end with small children and too many
likewise, loads of dirty laundry.
recycling glass, seldom, its better
To sort bottles,
jars, broken dreams, into types before
stack salvaging containers else desires.
with friends benefits heart, lungs,
Except when feet
turn away, traitorously, as gossip
snide remarks, also arched eyebrows.
fur balls, wee domesticated beasts,
Toss mouthfuls of
kibble on carpets, present lifeless
midnight gifts, or claim affection, shriek!
depends on towels cleanliness, as well
attendants willingness to supply soap plus other
being asked by shower stall clients.
partitions, customarily indicate broken
construction, the varieties of issues
addressed thru expensive professionals.
sanitys chipped away, in small flakes,
Gets whittled down
by mundane goings-on, by daily
challenge. No mother survives fully intact.
4.0 surround, not
birds, not flowers, usher a warmer
Season among Greek
houses plus dormitories. Else,
Curves & limbs
wont dance to tunes made popular
via Tik Tok, on trendy YouTube.
Like a live
concert, such gushes of noise fill lawns,
roadways, plus public cafeterias.
Skipping class is
expected as multi-channel notes
round amplified exhilaration.
and rackets, running gear, yoga mats
finals preparations, the completion
projects. Its difficult to concentrate
thermodynamics, workshops, not songs.
Wrapped up cozily
in bed with an aging tentatrice, you yawn,
Pull covers to
your side, examine your tummy button for lint.
I had hoped
wed liaise, establish a working relationship, cooperate
On the matter of
our mutual libidos, else hug, kiss, snuggle until we
Fell asleep, as
usual, dreaming more experiences, feelings, & hopes.
this day, all talking, then thinking, grew silent - poetry,
What remained was achy backs, neural apparati swollen
Dim from underuse,
pools of saliva dripping via partially opened gops,
assorted farts, burps, abdominal gurgling, wheezing, coughs.
Id like to
live a full life span. I cant envision being widowed; youre
My world, my
barrier from despair. Thus, if we play less than when in
Our twenties, seem
not so vigorous as when thirties with children, less
our forties, less dulcet than our fifties, Ill yet clutch
Your hand, watch
you snore, listen to your chest as it rises, then falls.
influence, prowess collect success for less than twenty minutes, or else,
Maybe, a tad
longer, given that little wonders of artwork elevate, uplift most viewers,
illuminate ever substantial, unique individuality, the ends folks
quell coverage, worry over standard methods by which to exercise
points for behaviors, or calculated lessons seemingly not easily copied.
fêtes on mourning relatives as forlorn beloveds grasp sorrows
responses to constant, complex scenes impact survivors ability to
To cope with old
communication patterns during any healing process. Identity, vision,
simultaneously, get responsively reinvented, reaffirm wisdoms, ethics.
practices starting points for accountability need to include subjects
not universal, referents, by the transference of ideas, by tallies of sane
control of values, language, explicitly words, addresses rules & rots.