Miles and Miles They Go


Miles and miles they go. And what do we do?
Miles and miles. never
They go. hungry, tired, cold.
Go. no, we ditch.
Hours and hours we sleep. And what do they do?
Hours and hours. not
We go. feed, rested, clothed
Sleep. they don't
Inches and inches of text. And what do they have?
Inches. no, centimeters. no, one page
Of text they will never be able to read.
Text. we have, we can, we don't.
Second and second they cherish. And what do we do?
Second. hours. days. screen wasting.
They. cherish; yes. every word in the dirt.
Miles and miles they go.
Hours and hours they don't.
Inches and inches of text.
Seconds and seconds we cherish.
And yet, we still strike.

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