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Old 02-03-2018, 04:12 AM
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in this world need routine to function

Me - for many years I would awake jobless,
homeless, hungry

All of that is more than two decades in my past

And now I get up in a place I've lived
18 years, M - F take wife to her job, return
home to eat breakfast then go off to my job

Some might get bored by this

I submit they don't have the Yin of my
history


These days (for a year now) the house is
showing unmistakable termite infestation

Holes (fist size) in the outside walls
(I fill them with spray foam - looks like forest mush-
rooms growing treeside)

Yes - wife and I have advised Landlady
She promises to do something
Nothing is getting done

You start to get my drift here?

So - as I sit and scribble on a rainy Wednesday
morn, snorting snot to a mouth spot
that lets me spit it out into a seatside
waste basket (wife had flu Sat, Sun, Mon
and I'm hoping not to share with her)
I am knowing some unease

Some uncertainty about my routine's future

Memory and Imagination

What sort of currency is this to be
trading with in life?

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