Friday, January 27, 2017
The Necessary Combination
The old worries no longer sufficed.
Though they drove Kohs beyond distraction...nonetheless,
a lack there, a stale familiarity here, a boredom...
So he applied to the Bureau of New Worries.
There, in collective wisdom, he became Chicken Littled.
Not exactly The Sky is Falling Down!...but several keening
anxieties of smaller types.
“I've never seen you so happy!” wife gushed in their bedroom
two weeks later while packing her stuff.
“Be careful of those luggage locks. They can pinch! Start infection.
Man in Elmira DIED.”
She thanked him for his concern, and left forever. One less worry.