Dear John

Did you bother
to do it?
did you
do it?

was it worth all the trouble
you had when you knew
it was nothing at all?

did you bother to do it?
if you did
will you rue it?

..’regrets I’ve had a few…’
too many for you
to count.

but I never did not
when in a tight spot,
when the ceiling
was falling in
not begin,
at least not
to start it.

© 2017, John Smallshaw.