Poemetry by T.A. Barnhart


did i disappoint you?
sorry, but
if it makes you feel better,
please be assured
i am already
beating the shit
out of myself
for being such a
terrible person.
i fail so often;
i know how to
punish myself.
it’s not a pretty sight.
it’s not very effective, either,
to be honest.
as i said,
i fail so often.
at least
it’s a way to live
i understand.

©TA Barnhart June 21, 2020