- Vol. 04
- Chapter 02
LOSS – 2016We lost everything this year.
Thrown away with careless abandon.
Like old bus tickets cluttering up jacket pockets.
Torn, discarded not worth the paper
they are written on – worthless and out of date.
We lost European Countries this year.
Divorced with barely a second thought.
No time or need for reconciliation.
We placed our cross not kiss.
And walked serenely away – Vindicated.
We lost people this year:
We are a decimated Country, World
and Universe – abject in our pain.
Our gains are unprintable.
Our loss is immeasurable.
We look into the void of 2017 and wonder, wonder, And