Maintenance

I missed a couple of posts because of Labor Day, or at least that was the plan, but then our Internet broke. So I missed a couple of posts because the Internet broke. That’s a better excuse.


 


day by day
I decay
pieces of me
fall away

clip

what once was white
now is yellow

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wash away
the filth
smooth
the jagged edges

clip

again I look
fresh, young

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appearances
can be deceiving

 

 


 

I was clipping my toenails and I thought, wouldn’t it be funny to write a poem about something as dumb as clipping your toenails? And then I thought, it would be even funnier if it was actually good… let’s give it a shot. This was the melodramatic result.

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