So many days

The day begins…    with a new mother     feeding a crying infant     in the freshly born sunlight. The day begins…     around a pot of coffee     and a fresh newspaper. His day begins…     with a longing glance at a     pillow left untouched. These days begin…     with the sun high and …

“Boom”

…was what she said as I walked past       and began to laugh. I imagined a bomb somewhere       killing a family on their way       home from church. As she laughed, I wanted to shake her       and ask her       why. I knew she didn’t have an       answer. She was just a messenger,       so someone would know       their …

Apathetic

I do not care     for the self inflicted pains of humanity     in the concrete jungle of society. My apathy wants to say more     about humanity’s condition and mine. So distant from it all I feel. A hope for a brighter tomorrow brings     conversations that dictate what is right But I just don’t care enough     to …