Deductible Costs (Originally Untitled) – Written January 2017 (Aged 41)

Deductible Costs

the value of privacy
has been,
another deductible cost
the need for attention
in an insatiable boss
we do not want to be on our own
with the things inside
feeling alone
every move becomes distraction
and we feed off our fat
and there is no turning back
the value of secrets
of parts of you
what nobody else knows
the cities,
with alleyways and courtyards
where only the locals go
it is the new generation
where the lens is permanently fixed

James Garratt – January 2017

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