My Own List

My own list of meaning
has to be now:
health, strength, exercise
good food
and rest, and,
important as breath itself:
poetry - manna of the soul -
and - before I get too old,
things out to do with
people who matter to
whatever extent is natural.

	I am a ball bouncing 
	I am a passing cloud
	I was the sound of a bird
			on the wing
	I stood here, and sang.

I long to keep my home,
and keep money in its
			proper place -
my own single space
that I take up, is enough -

I'm not all used up yet:
I am Schwartzwalderkirschtorte
still good to eat.
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