journal · poetry


Here I stand
I stand at the crossroads
I stand
I wait
I wait for the moment
What moment?
I do not exist here
in this place
I never have.
All around me is failure
and envious success
and I stand
Unnoticed by the masses.
Because who would notice?
Somebody just like everybody else.
Somebody just like you
like me
he, she, they
It’s all irrelevant
because I’m still here
still as stone.
So much for hard work
so much for intelligence
so much for anything
& I wonder if  I should move on
to what?
I suppose I’ll just stand around.


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