starry night

my husband asks me,
what are you going to do today
and i respond,
i am going to take a nap
you know, he says as he leaves for his own nap
we can do whatever you want
i say, you go take your nap, wake up at 8PM,
we walk the dog, watch tv, and then go to bed
like we do every night
does that bother you, he asks
i’m tired, i said
i wish we were more extroverts
you mean i, he said
no, we. not you, but we
(he looks for clarification and agrees perhaps this is it)
all there is to do is eat, go to the movies, drink
research, he says, and you’ll find opportunities
i just go back to my laptop to read
the internet mindlessly

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