Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Perspective Gained

A day that begins
with a missed, somewhat
vital call when I finally pick up
my phone to request traditional
assistance with morning pee.

I am lifted by hated metal contraption
with blue mesh that lifts body
from bed bypassing  legs
too weak to hold weight.

I watch Secret Millionaire on ABC,
followed by Pat Summit documentary
that almost has this non-sports fan weeping.

I sit at my computer,
I write,
and I think,
“What was I complaining
about earlier?”

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