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  • Gary Hunter

Easy to Justify - May 24, 2022

a poem-less day

for the poet

worn out by chores

or a painter passing

10 times by the canvas

ignoring the call

or the musician

who eats on his keyboard

and never cleans the crumbs

the excuses I’ve used

are as abundant as dog yawns

in a house of two

it’s hard to

stop the easy urge

easy to disregard

the challenging one


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