Posts tagged ‘Disappointment’

August 21, 2013

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Unseizable
Out of  all the things
I could have done on this day,
that might have been fun, edifying
or charitable, I have chosen instead
to sink somewhere in flustered haze.
As if anything might be salvaged
from these uselessly plumbed depths.

May 5, 2013

Patronage of Negation

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I am constantly confronted by other people’s works
that I could have created myself.
And I am constantly disappointed by them.
Sadly, I have to recognize them
for what they are: inferior versions
of what I could have done
if I’d been insecure enough in my abilities
to do anything.

February 19, 2013

Antiepithalamia III

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A sudden deadness
accompanies satisfaction,
and nothing else
satisfies.

 

 

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