Crowded Malls

Walking through crowded Malls bumping into people

Muddling through grimacing

Looking at the hot sun through my small car window saving a lousy quart of gas

Tossing crumpled hamburger papers over my shoulder turning left on Mulberry Drive

Scratching my anguished head

Longing for Taco Tuesday craving an ice cold beer

Looking at that overdue bill that screams at me in the corner over there

Calling in sick to work submerging anonymously into a theater sitting next to a coughing sneezing stranger watching a romantic movie feeling more alone and abandoned than before I strolled in

Mother, Father, Brothers, Sisters submerging into their own miserable lives morphing in front of my eyes into strange alien creatures

Crowds of people throwing their hands up falling to the ground confused

With power hungry alien masters in men suits standing over them holding gavels judging them

That noisy machine growls on grinding up everyone’s faded dreams like confetti blowing in the wind

Descending deeper and deeper

Surviving in that tangled mess

Fading

Dropping off

Disappearing

And, no one will even notice anyone when they’re missing…

 

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About Steven Humphreys

I live in 'sunny' California with my lovely wife, three wonderful cats and very handsome dog! I write about different subjects I have a 'heartfelt and deep-seated' interest in. For example: health, poetry and spirituality. Enjoy your stay reading my articles. I hope you find them informative and entertaining. Lastly, I have written a poetry book and novel for sale on Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Google Play, with free excerpts you can read on my website. Find out more 'about me' within this site. Thanks for stopping by! Have fun.
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