This showing of fallibilities,

a mingling of broken people

all belonging together

in their conscious graspings

at fantasy,

at escape,

at amnesia.

 

I too am fallible,

possibly the worst of them all.

They at least devise practices

by which to cope,

to embrace the jagged edges of themselves

and eachother.

 

I’d rather sit within it all,

fain some sort of perfection,

abstain from admittance

into their sureality

and of true self-examination.

 

You see,

I’m a liar,

and nothing is so filthy

as one who knows the truth

and yet shares a shadow.

 

They share their truth

unashamed,

unapologetically.

“Here I am!

Yeah, I’m fucked up!”

 

It’s this aspect of self-deprecation,

that submitting to

the part of me I repulse,

that I cannot accept.

It’s kissing defeat,

and it never stops at a kiss.


MEW

Photo by Elijah O’Donnell on Unsplash.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s