But Why

When today
I asked “but why” to what seemed
a nuance of outrage, the answer
was where it has always been.
How it got there
is up to me
to remember.

#NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 13

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Richard Leis

Richard Leis is a writer and poet living in Tucson, Arizona. His poetry has been published in Impossible Archetype. His essays about fairy tales and technology have been published on Tiny Donkey and Fairy Tale Review’s “Fairy-Tale Files“.