In his thirties

Hit upon by ageing men
because he was in their "league" -
fifth or sixth or last resort

Nightly what-if's and what-then's,
lack of any accomplished
goals other than what he bought.

Careering with the sense of waste,
and Damocleic foreboding of catastrophe.

 


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