feasting on the platitudes
of enlightenment

the hope is that life will get better

that change is something more than a word

that working my way through odd-shaped days

head down, back breaking

will be worth it, in the end.

only there is no end,

it’s all a circle

hamster wheel squeaking loudly

when all i want is to sleep

and i laugh at myself

as i pretend to know

to not know

everything that i know

which is nothing

or less than




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