Wasting & Waiting

J.D. Harms
Dec 16, 2019 · 1 min read
Photo by Max Wolfs on Unsplash

Instead of replying to this tension
calm /tired but functioning
I engineer a disconnect
a circumstantial vicariousness that leaves
& comes back through
the windows of vagary /war from
some form of losing Paradise

Anxiety creeps into
every vibrating preparation
Staring out at a world that is composed
of fear networks
of swiftly changing gulps
& frustration that loves to get into bed
with all of this

Story opts out of forgiving you
for wasting your waiting alone
book less
Strapped to the bars of a new line of disappointments
while there is a clumsy lock
biting into the snow-swept doorway
& you try to brush aside the residue
you left your emptiness for
the residue
you’d rejoin hopeful looks for, towards
like a new masterpiece

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J.D. Harms

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Former hairstylist, perpetual philosophy student, swallowed by poetry, writing, ideas

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