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Dogs 2017

UNINSPIRED APATHY
(10/15/17)

the end
of another
day

a beautiful
day

a productive
day

but I stare
at a blank
screen

knowing
not what
to say

there were
plenty
of opportunities

many
egomaniacal
events

"you write
about such
boring things"

they like
to tell me

so there is
never
a dearth
of subject matter

however
as I reflect
upon
today's activities

today's observations

there is nothing
to get me
started

no violence

no romance

no shallow
spiritual
insights

just me

this keyboard

a good book
waiting
on the nightstand

written
by someone
whom never seemed
at a loss
for words

he
was a writer
after all

I merely
type
to fill the time

these may
as well be
Facebook posts
for their
import

open
to easy
comment

"you should
get out
more"

they say

I think
that I'll just
stay in

flip
through those pages
of brilliance

dream later
of letters
combining magically
to fill
the white void
of my existence