there is little worth noting

there is little worth noting

i’m by the river

very little happens

so much is past

so much is pointless

the words don’t say it

the words are empty


the river runs dry

once, last week, it was high

full of sand, a torrent,

now it’s a trickle

casting about the stones

it would be so easy to make a dam

to make the water deeper

yes, that would be easy, perhaps it would