Unreasonable (Reasonings)

Well, it’s not like I’m about to tell you
that you’re a snow drift.
But I also refuse
to boomerang back your own adjectives
as though I cannot be bothered
to even open a thesaurus.


I see myself as paint-in-storm-drain harsh,
devastating;
detached
enough to damage,
stain any environment with garish
streaks of presence.


And maybe I’m a statue because

And maybe I’m so silent because

And maybe I keep trying
to seem scary
because




And maybe I am terrified.

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