On this occasion it’s not true
look at me, I’m not you.
- New Order
Under the mask of decision fatigue
and because I have a hand-me-down
gift card, I treat myself to gourmet coffee
at the end of the shopping trip
but almost pass on a blueberry scone
until I remember it’s you
who does not like them
Mark Danowsky’s poetry has appeared in Burningword, Cordite, Grey Sparrow, The Lake, Mobius, Shot Glass Journal, Third Wednesday and elsewhere. Mark is originally from the Philadelphia area, but currently resides in North-Central West Virginia. He works for a private detective agency and is Managing Editor for the Schuylkill Valley Journal.