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Inconsequential

by Erin N Hand 10 months ago in inspirational

What if I am

What am I if not dishonest?

Which you will use to call me a liar.

Though that, in fact, would make me honest.

What am I if not incompetent?

Which you will use to say I’m modest.

Though that, in fact, would make me a liar.

What am I if not reckless?

Which you will dismiss by calling me bold.

Though that, in fact, won’t keep me safe.

What am I if not impulsive?

Which you will chalk up to me being young.

Though that, in fact, won’t cure regret.

What am I if not vengeful?

Which you respond by telling me I’m angry.

Though that, in fact, is not any better.

What am I if not ill-tempered?

Which you brush off as me being too stressed.

Though that, in fact, is not an improvement.

What am I if not unstable?

Which you try to console by saying I’m hurting

Though that, in fact, is what I just said.

What am I if not human?

Which you can’t seem to hear me yell.

Though honestly, I’m not surprised.

inspirational

Erin N Hand

If I am lost in life right now then please never find me.

Poet, artist, writer, daughter, friend, dreamer, cat-mom, and with any luck, soon-to-be bird-mom!

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