Myself Left Over from Yesterday

I used to be in asbestos abatement, not a bad racket for a hologram to be in. Then, one day, the law enforcement came along and it was conscious love against the aging all over again. King David was quoted as saying, “Life is a bowl of cherries⎯Some in; some out.” A young nurse was the only thing to keep him warm. And, so now, a man is what he sets out upon. And a nurse in the arms is worth two in the bush. I suppose…But why stop there?

-printed in Double Room

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About genemyers

Gene Myers is a New Jersey poet, music journalist and columnist who learned to walk twice. His weekly column is called The Joy of Life. He was awarded first place in Arts and Entertainment Writing by The New Jersey Press Association.
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