Most people will (hopefully) never steal physical assets
From a group they belong to.
Yet the intangibles that make almost any endeavour
Are often stolen with impunity
Showing up to a meeting
With an air of vague boredom
As though you would rather be somewhere else
Robs everyone else in the room.
Being tired is a part of life
But making everyone else suffer for it
Is not compulsory.
Walking into a room
With handwritten invites to your pity party
Or front row tickets to your eye rolling extraordinaire
Is about as damaging
Better not to come
As actual theft.
Than rob the room.