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two simple words can mean so much,
two simple words can make your day,
two simple words can make you feel right,
two simple words,
can be what i want to hear.
i am meI am me.
Not going to be someone you want me to be.
Not someone trying to be what i'm not.
i am just not pretending.
who I am
to just fit in
to wear the said "in clothes"
to do what everyone else is "doing".
"acting" a certain way for others to like me.
i am me.
and being my true self.
and that's not going to change
MaskYou told me everything was going to be alright.
to look you in the eyes.
and to tell you what we both want to hear.
after a tight hug and saying to just let it all out.
but i don't want to.
i need to keep this mask on.
and to stay strong.
for the ones i love.
the ones i am close to.
just to not break down.not in front of them.
i need to be strong.at least look it.
is that being strong?
or just being foolish?
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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