#30 of 365 – “hauntings”



I realize something about myself

I’m not real happy to see,


I secretly envy people

who have more money than me.


and not just envy, it’s more of

a bitter, hungry kind of pain


that spills over

into a sour and ugly disdain.


I want what they have,

quietly covet their belongings,


falling victim to my own

naked, lustful hauntings.


About Blackbird

Poet, sculptor, jewelry maker, writer, spouse, parent, crazy person - not necessarily in that order.
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