Muted

A Poem

Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash

A little decorous ant
thrust its way
through old baseboards
a gap big enough
for a large rodent
I turned my chair
so the sun is behind me
and every other colour
here is muted
and the ant no longer matters
I tried to light a few ideals
into the same colour
so they wouldn’t disappear
but I had no luck
The strange diplomats
keep coming over, through the cracks
and try to insert new
ideas and shapes
and pleas to ignore the shades
My ancient…

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