Diminishing Returns

 

The bowl of delicious potato salad

shrinks before my very eyes

what began as a teeming bowl of heaven

becomes smaller and smaller as

each day a portion of it disappears

transferred to smaller and smaller Tupperware

it slowly diminishes

and day by day my anxiety increases

as the supply dwindles down

vanishing before my very eyes

until it is only a sad spoonful

laying on the drainboard

the last remaining evidence it ever existed

now licked feverishly

for any remaining residue.

 

 

◄ Manly Thoughts

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Don Matthews

Sat 15th Jun 2019 14:13

Interesting and thoughtful dk

d.knape

Sat 15th Jun 2019 12:43


Like watching
your balloon fly away
a ball
a speck
a memory.

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