Five Small Peeks Inside

1 what a nothing

I am
sitting here in this courtroom
with others arguing my future

2 accuser

I write your name
in my notebook
just for the pleasure
of erasing you

3 faith

I invest my future
in hope to undo
constant authority
deciding my life

4 despair

I work hard to hide it
from all but my notebook
why give them the pleasure
to know I suffer

5 instead

of fighting nature
gluing petals on flowers
accept the winter

Rich Soos is one of those old poets who hasn’t learned better, and intends not to. He blogs several times a week at . His books are available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Read other articles by Rich.