I’m having second thoughts.  I can’t believe it.

Nothing is still stirring; it just won’t quit.

I know I said something was about to change

And I know something is very much in range.

But I keep holding nothing back; it’s relentless.

Which should I do? I just sit here and obsess.

Do I do something or do I do nothing I ask.

Help me out—which is the more worthy task?

I keep saying nothing’s limited; it can only go so far

Then I come up with something and raise the bar.

No one else blogging seems to have this controversy

It haunts only me and ignores my pleas for mercy.

Now all I think about is nothing all the time.

Add to that when nothing’s said it has to rhyme.

Wow, that’s a double whammy I hadn’t predicted.

I can’t imagine how things go so damn conflicted.

Then my friend Suzanne says “no soup for you!”

It may not be soup, but for sure I’m in a stew.

I thought today I’d be off in a whole new direction.

But here I sit analyzing all this self-inspection.

There’s just something I know I much rather do

But nothing’s ringing a bell.  I haven’t a clue.

And while nothing has me so tightly bound.

 Something is right there still sticking around.

Wait, there’s more confusion coming out

We still must learn what anything is all about.


Marc Kuhn is the author of three books.  Recently published is an adult historical novel, THE POPE’S STONE.  The other two books are for children:  NEVER GOOSE A MOOSE…And a bunch of other things you should never do!; and ABOUT A FARM, lessons for life regardless of where you live.  All three books are available at and each has its own .com website under its title.

Intimate details about Marc Kuhn and other exhilarating stuff at


About Marc Kuhn

I am a retired radio exec. I've worked at major stations in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. and Miami. That was then. This is now: I've published seven books and this blog thingy. Need to know more? Really? Okay, I bare/bear all at The other links are for the websites of each of the books I've written. I've been busy! Hope you'll stop by and check them out. Thanks for your interest!
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