it’s the little things

that get to you

a chance piece of news

something you need to do

that you now need to worry about

just like other times

but this time

you’re on your own

and you start to think

about the notion of comfort

and how you’re heading home

later than usual

to a cold, empty house

and nobody’s going to help

you feel like

it’s not so bad

in the scheme of things.


you’re on your own.