“the hose”

when i am
without
too much,
that is
when
i am most
myself.

i am a man
handicapped
by my
possessions,
but i imagine
most men are.

it is only
when i am
stripped down
that i see
the real man
i am.

then, i step
in
and hose off.

narrative poem written on 05-05-2014 by: on mattkane.com
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