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A Poem

Photo by Steve Johnson on Unsplash

I featured the army
in none of my articles
My clothing still partly
hung up
frayed, buttonless
in a closet that I hardly use
The shower is broken
the tub is empty
and I don’t know who
to pay to get out of here
Thoughts of ransom
holding myself hostage
go nowhere, not even
sure how much to beg for
The work stretches on
struggles uphill
pushes aside at least
a bit of the snow
Found an antipathy
the other day
took it home and put it
in a…



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