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Some may call me crazy
Some may call me weird

But it’s all I know
It’s all I am

I may not think
As most of you think
I may not act
As most of you act

But I breathe
I see
I hear
I know
I learn
I move
I grow
Just as any other creature would

However
My mind
Does not exactly work
As most might think

I may appear
As a normal teenage human
Talking
Joking
Laughing
Learning
Growing
Understanding

However
I think
As though
I were many
Different
Forms

I think
As though I were
A child
A girl
A boy
A woman
A man
An animal
An insect
The earth
The air
The water
The fire
The sound
The silence
The light
The dark
The wood
The metal
The wires
The electricity

I think
As though I were
An alien life-form
Observing those around me
Taking mental notes
On how we live
How we breathe
How we communicate
How we interact
How we love
How we hate
How we feel
How we think

I don’t think
As anyone might predict
My thoughts are
Ever-changing
My mind is
Ever-swaying

I sometimes think
That I am nothing
That I am simple
Flesh
On
Bones

I sometimes think
That I am everything
That I am extraordinarily
Imaginative
Creative
Inspiring

I sometimes think
That last stanza
Is complete
B---s---

I understand
That one creature
Has the power
To change the world

I understand
That even though
This is true
Not many people
Think that they themselves
Can be
That
Creature

I understand
That you
You reading this
Right now
Have the power
To change
Everything

I understand
That sometimes
You may not
Feel as though
You are
Good
Enough

I must say
You
Reading
Must understand
“Good Enough”
Is complete
B---s---

“Good Enough”
Has endless
Possibilities

“Good Enough”
Has endless
Definitions

“Good Enough”
Is defined
By
“Societal Norms”

Nothing
Is
Normal

No One
Is
Normal

I
Am not
Normal

You
Are not
Normal

“Normal”
Is not
normal

“Normal”
Is a simple
Word
Used to characterized
And define
What one
Is used to

Therefore
“Normal”
Is
Everything

Everything
Is
Normal

I
Am
Normal

You
Are
Normal

“Normal”
Is
Normal

I
Am normal
Because
I
Am what I am
Used to

You
Are normal
Because
You
Are what you are
Used to

Things become normal
When they become
Our Normal

Things become okay
When they become
Our Okay

I became normal
When I became
My Normal

You have
You will
Become normal
When you became
Become
Your Normal




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