The Guitar

A guitar watches a blue boy
play video games all day.
Its blind eye does not blink.
He cannot think of school.
Strings vibrate when he
laughs in vanished victory,
groans in bloodless defeat.
Xs shine in his eyes, ask
Why do anything?
The guitar has no reply.

2018

2 Responses to “The Guitar”

  1. Elissa Jane says:

    A familiar visual for us moms of teen boys…

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