honey bee — [L] (i)

sing the night green
schlock the grey

like a headstone

hot cup
that shouldn’t be
but the coffee’s good

the stress of the …
the pressure to …
it’s not easy
this work to …
but it’s good

walking on the counter
listening to the schlock

a thousand years ago
music would have been
a special …

a thousand years hence
it will be

so what