Michael Strianese


Michael Strianese Poems

1. Time Never Halts, But Lazily I Care 12/10/2012
2. Twelve 12/10/2012
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Twelve

IF I ever grow tired,
Too tired to drive,

Tell me to pull over
To hand you my keys.

IF I ever grow lazy,
Too lazy to work,

Tell me to shape up
And stop being a bum.

IF I ever grow forgetful,
Too forgetful to remember

To water your plants
Or take out the trash

The date of your birthday…

To pay the bills on time
-or even at all-

Tell me to remember,
Remind me and help me recall.

All these things I need to know,
I need to know from you

And I'm not going to be happy to hear them,
But why ...

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