The art of engagement tends to allude me,
Like water under a bridge from a distance.
Social behavior is desired beyond words.
And harder than talking to a policeman;
After a parent’s attempted suicide.
You want it so bad, it can’t happen.
Yet get done doing the yard.
And putting the mower away in the garage.
Feel the squish of struggling bird,
Under your feet. It makes this swell.
You try to dart or dance away.
And stomp on another one. You get a shovel.
Might as well get used to it.
We hurt more by accident.
And repay wonderful kindness with clumsy intentions!! …