27/11/2016 A poem about want
Such a small thing for most,
as easy as breathing,
built in, straight from the manufacturer,
As natural as a will to live,
normal and commonplace,
ubiquitous, this desire for things.
For me it's a long haul
to make something out of nothing,
a spark sparked, so tiny and delicate.
To give it voice takes so much effort.
Too much of myself invested in the making
and the slightest resistance
will bring it all crashing down.