Day 9: American Bones

they never warned us

about every single day

when we wake up

struggle

to find reasoning

of why

we should

keep at it

when we'll never own

our own house


we can hear them

in the backs of our minds

talking about

working harder

will get you

everything

you need


when it’s all

gone

and used up


they worry about the future

how things will end

but we’ve been living

in a wasteland


telling ourselves

that it could be worse

when others

tell us

that it’s better

than it ever was


and there’s not a single

fuck

given

about any of it

because we all

disconnected

a long time ago


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