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How Dare You

July 8, 2019

 

How dare you ask me

To feel sorry

For you

Who are

too beautiful

too thin

And so young

 

How dare you require my

Understanding

When you have 

everything

Big and shiny

What would I 

not do 

If I had 

All that

 

How dare you expect

Sympathy

You who are 

too clever by half

And pleased 

with it too

Overweening

Demanding attention 

And getting it

Then feigning

modesty

 

It is impossible for me

To feel you

Through the layers

Of an I

who have nothing

I who have 

No-one

I wish I was you

 

You who 

too lucky

Still persists

In waving

breathing

And having

needs

 

Art: Untitled | Gene Davis (www.curiator.com)

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If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence. 

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