are you sick ?

At work when I don’t feel like making eye contact or chatting up colleagues while rushing past them in hallways someone will walk up to me and ask,”Are you sick ? ”

It is like that is the only justifiable reason for my  un-sunny disposition or  incommunicadoness . How about all of human existence is a drag but work we must, take the subway we must, rubs thighs with multiple man spreaders we must, ’cause gotta pay the bills we must.

“Commuter’s Lament or A Close Shave”

Overslept.

So tired.

If late,

Get fired.

Why bother?

Why the pain?

Just go home.

Do it again.

The story behind the depressing Times Square subway poem that turns 25 this year

 

 

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