Archive for May 22nd, 2012

During One Moment on a Break from the Work

I say it happens often
just to show you how sick I am,
but this doesn’t happen often:

I was having a decent day,
but suddenly lost
in the middle of a field
called an ocean,

And all of the pipes started bursting,
I mean blowing up, and spewing sewage
broken pipes and stuff, liquid fog balloons going
all around my insides in chaotic frenzy.

If this happened at my place,
I would walk down the ice-covered
streets, homeless again, lacking a soul
with carpet that has the stale flooded smell.

But it happened at work, and I say pull
yourself together, son.
you work for a living, so don’t
worry about the floods of agony.

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