“Nerves,” by Michael Estabrook

Apr 20th, 2014 | By | Category: Poetry

“As we get older
we seem to get on each other’s nerves

more,” she says,
peering at me

over the top
of her fucking iPad.


Defenestration-Michael EstabrookMichael Estabrook is a recently retired baby boomer poet freed finally after working 40 years for “The Man” and sometimes “The Woman.” No more useless meetings under florescent lights in stuffy windowless rooms. Now he’s able to devote serious time to making better poems when he’s not, of course, trying to satisfy his wife’s legendary Honey-Do List.

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