live 1
by chad gurley

my cable is broken,
therefore my internet
is down,
therefore my phone
is disconnected.

it now amazes me
how much
i rely
on them.

now there is silence,
the sound of my birds,
the wind through
the window through
the fan through
the fan
to my living room.

i now wonder
how much living
i've really been doing.

i'm waiting to die
rather than longing
to live.

and still it's life.


© 2012 Chad Gurley

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