Thursday, September 1, 2011

The Mercy of Forgetfulness

Old man dressed for work
He hasn’t gone to in years
Sitting on the sidewalk
Mirrored in the corner store window
Talking to children
Gone years ago

We spend our life
Trying to acquire things
Fighting not to lose them
When we need to know
How to let go
When they leave us

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