I’ll Ruin You/I’ve Already Ruined Me
As I crane my neck up,
The endless layers of clotheslines,
make it impossible to see the sunrise.
Instead I see lights flicker on,
one by one, as the inhabitants,
in their tiny apartments, start their day.
The grind continues but I roam,
I’m searching for something more-
I found a technology graveyard that day.
They throw computers out after a couple years,
Just toss ‘em out. No cares for the work they’ve done
All those years and I think that
Junky desktops can cry too.
Right now, they tell me I’m young
but the days, the days keep blending,
I’m starting to feel much older than I should.
I’m tired of trying to keep up,
and, somehow, I’m still hoping to watch that sunrise.