You’re pushed aside and crying on repeat with hushed lies sliding on the beat of your hearkened heart. You deny and deny the need to eat with the compulsion to not buy into the greed disguised as art. You condemn the hate but can’t see the fake staring back when you gaze into the lake.
June 30, 2020: Before I can truly help anyone else, I have to pull myself out of the mud first; a drowning person can’t be a lifeguard at the same time. After all, I am just a flower looking to bloom through metal.