I can't fill my heart

so I fill my stomach instead

eating for me is life

where loving is dead

and to this loveless sandwich I find myself once

again wed

not sure if this bite I am taking is worth the

additional weight

but up with it all but food I am quite fed

who cares if I cry myself to sleep at night

all alone in my bed

or that I've cried twenty tears for every pound

I've shed

I can't short circuit the unhealthy urges

that churn in my head

but revelation comes to me when I think of the

words a famous man once said

eat to live, don't live to eat

I say its better to be healthy and alive

than obese and dead............

( written Nov 16,1991 am)

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