Meditation on “Death of a Salesman”

“Sometimes…it’s better for a man just to walk away.
But if you can’t walk away?
I guess that’s when it’s tough.”
― Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman

Sometimes, I see the fog bank
As I drive;
And know that I’m worth more dead
Than alive

No value judged, just
Economic fact;
Not something on which I
Would ever act

But just like Willy Loman,
I, as well,
Have only this:
I can sell