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All the time I pray to Buddha
I keep on
killing mosquitoes.
Don't worry, spiders,
I keep house
  May 31 Neon Robinson
I am adept
In the art of being okay
I have mastered the craft
Of covering my troubles
I use all sorts of fancy facades
Acrylic, oil, watercolor
You name it.

I can paint over nearly anything

You will never know
How late I was up last night
Or why.

My eyes flicker
Like candlelight
But you couldn’t see
You couldn’t possibly see
I’m too good
For that.

I can dance, too
Waltzing away my sorrows
Carefully tip toe-ing the
I get a standing ovation every time

I’m very talented, you see.

But my all time favorite
Is my disappearing act
I’m still perfecting it
Right now
But one of these days
I’ll show you
How I

Right through your fingers.
Neon Robinson Nov 2019
The whole experience is slightly surreal.
Like “one of those” movie they say,
Tourist... they make it seem fake.
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