Oh!

Jimmy Mac’s playing
on the radio
I’m reading Kerouac
but it’s going slow
and I don’t know what
I’m doing up at this
unearthly hour.

Anyway
sleep is overrated
when you’re sixty-four
and feel outdated

I wonder if it’s true
do
we all get old?

no
it’s probably
not.

© 2020, John Smallshaw.