The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts


POTW #774
(Week of 14 August, 2011)

It seems I've been doing some particularly meaningless things with my free time lately, if that is in fact a distinction that can be meaningfully made. How about you?


Building an imaginary staircase to the moon
Simulating boring through a mountain with a spoon
Buying fictional sand to make the biggest fictional dune
Checking boxes on a list that will have vanished soon
Preposterous and temporary artificial boons
Weaving precious moments in illusory cocoons
Idle time and tidal time are occupied and severed
Laboratory mice depressing laboratory levers
Industrious but absent any value whatsoever
(Of course you could extend the same to all of our endeavors)

Copyright © 2011 by Dave Grossman

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