Honey & Vinegar

Worker bees gather
a new season filled with hope
from my cubicle—
dreams of freedom and travel
stung with a droning despair

It’s often said that it’s better to work with a view than to be trapped in a dreary, windowless office. Though I sometimes wonder if being able to see what is tantalisingly out of reach is a distraction.

Maybe it’s a question of mindset. Perhaps that view is the reward for your endeavours. A reminder that there is more to life. You just have to take the sting before you get to the honey.

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Grew up in the Essex countryside and currently resides in London. Passing through his 30s far too quickly. Likes: writing, design, the arts, and copious amounts of coffee. He is working on his first novel.

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