Chewing

I chew.
I chew about this.
I chew about that.
I chew about them.
All that chewing, Im still not satisfied.
Im still not full.
I chew some more.
I chew about what they do.
I chew about what they dont do.
I masticate.
In the end I discover
I have eaten away the best part of my life.


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