But remember
I was here.
in a silver shed.

I thought
it would
get me far.

Let me
dance among
the stars.

Didn’t know
much from
these four walls.

But baby,
I tried to be true.
Baby, I failed you.


Jason Wright is the editor and founder of Oddball Magazine. His column appears weekly. His third book, Train of Thought 2: Almost Home is available now at the Oddball Book Store.