poemetry

2020-9-7

how easily i break:
a word,
a thought,
another failure added
to a long lifetime of failures.
it takes so little
for my make-believe wholeness
to shatter and ruin
all the hard work i’ve done
duisguising my hopelessness
as a person learning to grow.
no doubt, yet again
i will fit the pieces together
and continue to crawl
towards that place of safety
i know is really
the biggest life of all.

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