Poetry

 

I COMPROMISE

low spirits

on a rainy day –


the very name –

 Thursday –

disgusts me –


and my face 

in the mirror

seems too creviced 

for my age -


will he show up

this time?


he treats hours of the day

like underlings –


and other people

as if there’s only himself –


but he’s warm enough

when my praise kicks in –


a hive of splendor 

with occasional stings –


pain and cruelty

I must be grateful for

or I don’t get the loveliness

 

Author Bio:

Andrej Bilovsky (he/him) is a poet and performance artist. Former editor of  Masculine-Feminine and Kapesnik. His poetry can be found at the Quiver and Down In The Dirt.

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