when

long days
threaded
with pain
so
tired
squirming for comfort
a rainbow of pills
need
to
c o n c e n t r a t e
and the pangs come
pangs of
what-is-the-point?
why-me?
working hard
to pay bills
feed
my
family
but when
do I get to
live

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2 Replies to “when”

  1. Questions that have been asked for a million years. And so we’re in a milliion-year losing streak on this one. There are no answers, just sunny days and rainy ones, but it’s the sunny days that win – the rain just shows up now and then.

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