I thought I’d be used to it after
15 years, the angry stares that
hold a little longer on those days.
Even though those old enough
to have lived it are almost gone
TV keeps it alive for the young.
I want to say,
“The decision was Trueman’s 35
years before I was born. Maybe I
would have found a different way.”
But I don’t say anything. Just bury
my face deeper in my smartphone.
There’s no half-life on that kind of