An Awkward Boy

An awkward boy
Just a little peculiar
Almost fourteen

Gangly limbs and skinny build
A scratchy high pitched voice
Sinking

lower


lower



lower.

Never looking at one thing
too



long.

Even

you
him listen
you
eyes

back
forth
a


device an

storm.












when
want
to

to
his
bobble
and
like flotation

in ocean

He speaks as if
he’s not sure
of what he’s saying?

Or even
if he speaks the same language
as you? as me?

Every
Single
Button
Always
Buttoned

Every

Dirty

Hoddie

Zipped


All the way



Hair



Pulled



Forward in



an odd style



he insists.

A wonderful brother
A shining

shimmering

glowing
comet

of a

person.
Bursting

In
Sky!


the

Still an awkward boy
And we share an awkward family love.

Spiderman Comics
Scarlett and canary braces
Pants too short

He is awkward.

Twilight obsession
Chipped purple nails
Nose too long

I am awkward.

Hidden jokes
Stolen silences
Eternal friendship

An awkward love.





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