as children should

this sunrise
doesn’t mind
that I’ve survived
tho I’m sometimes
uncertain
tho some mornings
I hear the dim bells
ringing
I made some jokes
for the boy
last night
I rolled around
like a turtle
flipped upside-down
and he giggled
all evening
as children
should


“You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” – Robin Williams

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