Do You Bore Yourself

Longtime writer with twelve books in publication. Three of them Poetry. : The Death Of The Playground : The Sword Of Ichiban : Searching For Crazy Horse : Darkening Sun : An Anthology Of Perception-Vol's 1 & 2 : After Midnight : Sammy And Bumpers : The Fall City Mandate : Revenge Along The War …

Do you bore yourself?

Do you rent the space
You’re standing in,
Owning nothing
But default

Do you recycle words
Until their utterance fails,
Do you mistrust your ability
To judge what’s right

Do you hedge your bets,
Never going all in
For fear of losing the very thing
That you haven’t got

Do you count the days,
As tedium destroys spontaneity
And all energy drains
From your lifeless form …

Do you bore yourself?

(Villanova Pennsylvania: February, 2016)