Reacting faster than an Olympic runner,
Spitting out words to form a white flag emblazoned with red blotch;
Is it blood, paint, food coloring?
No one asks, so it doesn’t seem it matters.
Walking away with words muttered that would make any elder cringe in horror,
Attempting to wonder what it’s like to “blend in”.
What it’s like to be more “appealing to others”.
I guess part of my problem has been buying into this whole thing of being special,
What the hell does that even mean?
Why am I living by a greeting card companies overplayed dream?
I’m certainly not the first “rebel” nor will I be the last,
And as for being “in my head” or “private” as those who have determined themselves “respectful” call it,
Do you think anyone ever tries to wonder or ask why I’ve become so quiet?
Sure, the probing questions come like a department store having a liquidation sale.
100 “how are you’s” for the price of 1 on aisle 5, right next to the ipecac.
50 “Are you feeling okay’s” for the price of 1 on aisle 3, which is our sporting good department; this way you can ask someone a petty question, and then the person you asked the question can do exactly what they feel is an appropriate response to your question by having a variety of objects that can inflict pain on the one who spoke.
Creative writing, I miss doing that; I’ve become so accustomed to needing a life story spiel for the next 5 people who couldn’t care less
that my writing has turned into this mess.
The occasional rant here,
An actual attempt at journalism there,
Angry tirades galore,
And the occasional opus of woe.
Feral identity is much easier to acclimate to in a world that seems set on wanting to be everywhere else they aren’t at any given moment.
Wishing things were different, easier, better, faster;
The dreams dreamed solely for the sake of indulgence and some sort of twisted idea of what utopia could be if it were ever possible.
But even the utopia that came in the form of a series of colonies and led to a country had the bottom break right out from under it,
and it was very much the hands that built that lovely utopian dream that broke into unrecognizable pieces of garbage.
Waste isn’t free and neither are these words no matter how scattered they may be.
Thankfully this entry is over, and another is unknown if it will ever exist.