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  • My Mess
    By Scott Newport


    Jumbled groans
    Climbing over the mess
    Wandering mosaic aromas floating abound
    My place

    Tripped over a hidden wire
    Stumbled over another misshaped block
    Wondering if I belong
    My place

    Broken glass
    Sliver of light
    Bent nail
    Wondering if it hurts
    My place

    Probing for misplaced tools
    Discovered an empty bottle
    Wondering thoughts
    My place

    Unfinished business
    Worthy intentions clutter the shelves
    Wandering plans of the future
    My place


    “Should I continue?”
    “Should I come back?”
    Wondering, “Should I quit?”
    Or should I clean up
    My place
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