to fold my clothes.
to order vicodin on-line, I delete spam from my
to wear a condom, I lose interest in sex.
to lift the toilet seat, I sit and pee like a girl.
to say “I love you” back to my wife, I grunt
switch off the light.
to sleep, I watch the full moon plummet
the starless night sky towards dawn.
to keep my eyes open during Tibetan Buddhist
I daydream about tomorrow’s lunch.
as manager to read 10
page handwritten letter
three year retreatants.
to join the sangha dancing, I go home & watch
to invent a story about a gun.
to work as cook, I turn in letter of resignation
to my cat
who complains loudly about the rain on our
to trod the One Path to complete
I leave the crowded shrine tent to go home