Owa Tagu Siam

Matthew Spira
Apr 18, 2020 · 1 min read
Photo by christian buehner on Unsplash

Some people simplify.
Others complicate.
I have had the lifelong habit
of complicating the simplicity.
But I’m working on it.

Some have never been in a fight.
Others can’t walk down the street
without getting into an argument.
I can make it to the store without
throwing down, but I will argue
the paint off the side of a building.

Some wallow in existential angst.
Others embrace life coming at them.
My personal brand of existentialism
these days is somewhat longer on
bemusement than self-flagellation.

Maybe not the wisdom of age, but
we can hope not the folly of hubris.

— Matthew S. Spira © 2020

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Matthew Spira

Ever-growing collection of poetry. Now with audio (in-progress)!

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Just a middle-aged dude doing middle-aged things. Poetry repository: matthewspira.org. 1st collection, The End of the Rainbow, on sale: http://amzn.to/32Kkt3d

Matthew Spira

Ever-growing collection of poetry. Now with audio (in-progress)!

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