Oh, Inglorious Miracle!
Born in an utterly unpretentious anti-natal ward
of screaming spitting smoking meat
and a temptation to continue drinking.
silky grins all over faces,
delighted with the exploits
of a deliberately impromptu occasion.
The terms of engagement I adjusted to rather quickly:
Not swiftly enough to keep up,
or too rapid, perhaps.
as I jive, twisting, sticking.
On I go, once the smoke has risen
In time I feed my fatuous nature with the hot and the banal,
never fully submitting to the gratuitous mess of my endeavour,
I call an early end on my adventure and miss
with a looping throw into an overflowing bin.
I am better you see, than a kebab and a few beers.
Although, wet with sweat and embarrassment at my own damp hand.
Definitely better, than that which I have scope to become.
I walk into the distance,
definitely better, now.