Shawn L. Bird

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poem-sigh June 21, 2016

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 11:11 am
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Your world is a place of melodrama.

Teacups can’t contain the tempests that turn around you.

Moles man earth movers making mountains.

Stop.

Breathe.

There are so many bigger things in the world,

like poverty, war, disease.

In the scheme of things, that she looked at you funny,

or he didn’t return your tweet,

is worth less than a shrug.

Truly, if you live in a land at peace,

your life is sweet.

 

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6 Responses to “poem-sigh”

  1. So sad, that we have a presidential candidate who frets over dirty looks and tweets. The twelve-year-olds must be secretly laughing, at this spectacle of an adult world.


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