Steel Toes

Photo by Teresa Rautio on Pexels.com The snow falls like crumpled pieces of off white construction paper On a frigid landscape of charcoal concrete and yellow dashes At the bus stop bench sits a gray haired man In a tan, burly coat smoking a cigarette with a withered hand It has seen the passage of … Continue reading Steel Toes

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Cleaning

Photo by Charlotte May on Pexels.com Cleaning Dust the shelves Knock stubborn cobwebs loose Sweep, mop and wax oak floors That once stood tall Before succumbing and crumbling to a lumberjack's ax   Scrub the walls Clean the knobs on closing doors Wipe the mirrors with newspapers and vinegar Grab the bleach Apply disinfectant   … Continue reading Cleaning

Dry Prison

  Dry Prison you leave open questions where there should only be periods... you leave me second guessing if only i could, tell me why i should take you serious?   you improperly closing doors allowing contaminants to fester in open sores the rising fever's got me delirious my heart can't take anymore¬† but you … Continue reading Dry Prison