I don’t have
to say anymore
so I rehash
old issues
kicking up
settled dust.

My arms
muscle memory
to throw
different pitches
but not
the muscle
to make
the ball
so it sneaks
past the bat.

My ears
are made
to receive
friendly voices
but the
drum head
is loose
with no tool
to tighten it
over the frame.

copyright © 2023 Kenneth P. Gurney

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