Good Intentions —Mike Ennenbach

never have
what
is needed
never get
what
is wanted.

the invisible man
with
the empty account
a
blank slate
no name
no recognition.

if it were not
for
the overwhelming
sense
of loneliness
filling
the hollow
desperation.

i

would be as
devoid of
will
as i am of
talent.

another arm
of
the abyss
gently pulling at
my
shoelaces.

usually

those are taken
from potential
suicide
risks.

the warden just
stopped by
to drop a coil
of rope
labeled

good intentions.

Read more —Mike Ennenbach

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