Author: Chris Talbert

Drinky drinky drink drink

Humans have to breathe oxygen,

it’s one of the few requirements

for our existence.

Beyond that, i wonder

what are we?

Really?

If we didn’t do this

would we be liberated?

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Give in to “you”

Holy shit

I just discovered

how divided

we actually are.

We’ll eat one another,

happily;

that’s nice.

Go on,

tell yourself that, “that’s nice…”

maybe you’ll sleep

tonight…

… maybe

This future self sucks

I stood

next to a barn

and felt

useless…

the people

who had built it

(and its twin)

were now

three generations

buried.

Still I stared,

in awe of my ancestors…

“How lazy, am I?”

I choked back,

now reflective

of this realization….

I’m the worst

my great-grandfather

could have feared.

Still,

here I am….