I did not charge overnight

I did not charge overnightforgetting to plug in the devices.This morning, they are drainedas am Iwaking up feeling more tired than beforeturning in last night.I envy those devicesnow plugged in andreceiving direct energyAs that luxury eludes meas I turn on another deviceand anotherand anotherSo that I may smile and nod beforemy colleagueson screenBattery drained.

Late Summer dry air

Late Summer dry airwith smells that call back to memoriesof going to school.Walking to the bus stopTo be ridiculedfor your eyesfor your othernessAre these eyes really so different?Am I the only one to seethe ignorancethe hateSmells that call back memoriesand now knowing that I havemoved forward.