Louis Gibbs

JUST ANOTHER GLORIOUS DAY

Another glorious day on

The planet of the apes!

 

Confined to a slowly decaying body,

Surrounded by pathetic examples of

The 'finest' of earth's inhabitants,

Human beings without a clue

Of the spectrum of totality,

My lonely soul agonizes;

 

How much longer, I wonder,

Must I tolerate this sentence,

This isolation from my home

And from my own people?

 

It will be interesting to see

Whether or not I might die

Before being driven mad.

 

"Just another mad poet"

They would say.

Comments3

  • orchidee

    People do get on our nerves some days, or some times. Seems like planet of the apes at times, though I don't go along with evolution.
    Then again we may say 'You greedy pig', and reply 'Why you insulting pigs?'

  • Michael Edwards

    Not so glorious here - thick snow and I have a bit of a drive later this morning - great write.

  • Santita

    I miss your insightful writing. I hope you post again soon.



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