• 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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