All around you of course will die but when the fingers of your left hand no longer can button tiny and not so tiny buttons you know you will die quicker. Anguish more verb than noun hides their incompetence. *
ANGUISH, duplicitous, hidden, can, for
a time, deny what promises never to return.
* The elegant ocean inside, frictionless, that moved as quickly as the eye once moved, now when your anguished eye shifts tips deadweight with inertia, almost splashing over. * Each morning you wake to long slow piteous swoops of sound, half-loon, half-dog. He is wandering in the yard. The dog at eighteen who at sixteen began protesting each dawn.