No one

no one, poetry, steven humphreys

you tell your wife to be careful as you slam the cupboard door on your knee. You quit what you did for a living because you hated it but can't get into another line of work because you don't know how to do anything else. it is what it is. no one is home. often, …

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Half full

half empty, glass of wine, poetry, steven humphreys

My glass is as full as it is empty. life isn't about you anymore. it never was. it is beyond you. it is not me. way beyond me. it is not anything to do with anyone anymore because we didn't make all of this. we were 'born into this'. no, the glass isn't half full …

I ape

I ape, poetry, steven humphreys

I ape I ape man I regressed I'm pulled down picking oranges off a tree pulling carrots from the ground like a chimp my intelligence is slipping dropping to a new low like a gimp I dream of bananas floating in a stream to where they go calories and cooked foods built this brain of …

Look

look, regret, life, poetry, steven humphreys

Look! something else I've got to do before I'm damned well through with all of this stuff called 'whatever'! [better word you should have used Steve is 'life.'] (Oh yes, I now even talk to myself... lately, I seem to have become two people. Yes, I converse with them both. Does that mean there are …