A contemplation on life and the life of bugs ( yes, a poem)

And Thus Also the Bugs?

The stubble grows every morning,
So I shave it
The dishes I scrub every evening,
To keep away bugs.

The pantry I stock every week,
To fend off hunger
Groceries in, garbage out.

The routine of my life,
Monotonous details
That will end when I do,
Hardly seem to matter.

But it is my existence,
To dream of the great things
And shave and wash and sleep and rise,
And wonder if bugs dream of greatness.

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About anthonyuplandpoetwatkins

https://www.goodreads.com/AnthonyUplandpoetWatkins born in Jackson, The United States August 04, 1959 gender male website http://www.lulu.com/shop/search.ep?contributorI... genre Poetry, Historical Fiction influences James M. Lancaster, Brenda Black White, Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, and Al Filreis member since March 2011 About this author edit data As one of the most public lives ever lived by a private citizen, there is little about me that isn't already available at Facebook or Shelfari and countless other places. Poet, writer, construction worker, salesman, truck driver, climber into the attics of total strangers, father and husband, and all around one of the luckiest men on the planet. My luck continued with a win in the June Goodreads Newsletter Contest! What an honor! http://anthonyuplandpoetwatkins.wordp... Additional Influences: Bob Dylan, William Faulkner, Barbara Kingsolver, Gloria Naylor, Eudora Welty
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