The alternate ego

Forty volts to warm my nuts and bolts
and forty more because I’m needy.

battery operated
centrally located
ideal opportunity
for terminal velocity.

just slightly to the right
and that
lets the night flow, but
keep it on a short rein
because
there’s always a
Moon rising or
an uprising
somewhere,

usurpers
and I’ll surp yours,
sorry
wrong period.

They’ll say,
he’s batshit crazy
but they would
wouldn’t they?
it never worked back in the day,
not likely to worry me now.

© 2020, John Smallshaw.