We Lived Happily

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(poetry diary 163) There’s so much going on now–it’s tempting to stop paying attention to the news for the sake of psychological self-preservation. But:

We Lived Happily During the War
Ilya Kaminsky
And when they bombed other people’s houses, we
 –
protested
but not enough, we opposed them but not
enough. I was
in my bed, around my bed America

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