Tuesday, February 16, 2010


people vie with various claims
to relevance and demands
on your time. they lie

through their beliefs, trying
to get you to surrender
something meaningless
in exchange for same. you

know better, and yet
how boring life is
when we're too wise to

make mistakes.


Margaret Waage said...

I love this poem. It makes me feel grounded in a sad kind of way.

Scott Hess said...

Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a nice comment! Much appreciated.

Anonymous said...

this poem made me feel