• kay-anne

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My cardinal sin

is omission. All the times I do not say,

you do not say, I wait for you to ask so I might be able to say.


My cardinal sin

Is a basement cellar full of truths

I am slow to uncork.


A gray area I silently plant my flag in.


A selfish pride

refusing to express itself.


It’s a world I build

where the hard rock stuck in my throat

disintegrates into stardust. Makes everything better for us,

For the long haul. Really, I swear.


It’s for your own good, just trust me on this one.


It’s justified?


Oh, It’s afraid

,

irreconcilable

,

delusional

,

unspooling

,

shame.


Fuck.


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