Magic 8 Ball

Tough decisions require
Lots of input
So, with all the fortitude I could
muster, I asked
the ball–

I’ve never met anyone quite as indecisive as
Until, I rattled out five “maybe”s and a pair of
“ask again”s.

So, I throw in the towel
and ask a confidant
and he says, “perhaps.”

A little prayer, a secret call,
a text, and then again the ball
all lead me to one simple clue–
That decision…is up to

(Thought the rhyme
would force me into saying “you”?
Ah, for the love of all things
asymmetrical, blame Whitman


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