October 8, 2012
feels like I’m drowning
air is hard and heavy
and the whole world is spinning
so so fast and taunting,
"come on, keep up! keep up!
run faster!"
and i never get a second to sit and breathe,
which wouldn’t matter
because now my legs are sore
and my body is sore
and my eyes are coon-colored
I am trying
but the mirror is laughing
and the kids are laughing
and the whole world is laughing
or there’s silence
everyone and everything is a mirror
and i don’t like what i’m seeing
and i want to change it so badly,
but the sea just pulls me back out again
as soon as i stand up

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