I want to talk to you
(you who are not here)
(I'm not either)
(we're both beside the point, which has been derailed).
In good faith I submit this report.
I await your reply.
In the meantime
Mark Kerstetter has been neglecting his duties to write poetry again. His work has appeared in Jerry Jazz Musician, Shaking Like A Mountain and Unlikely Stories. He is a regular contributor to the online art journal, Escape into Life and he blogs here.