I write poetry because... it is everything I will never be. It is everything I wanted to say but never did. Without it, I feel like scissors to violin strings. Pulled apart, as if I was some case study, just waiting to be dissected. Some unwanted biology lesson. I pour my heart into these pages. Crisp, white pieces of my mind. Sometimes you just have to stop and observe the world. Like you aren't in it. Like you're watching some old black and white film. Watching all your friends laughing together. You feel as if you aren't in it. The fact that you aren't there doesn't change a thing. They're living their lives, all of them, together in that room. While you watch. Not alongside them. Feeling as if life is truly a movie. The other times you are part of this movie as a whole, you don't notice the other people who are all looking at the same things. Thinking the same stuff. That life is just a movie, with its actors and actresses, it's differing scenes. It would easily go on without you if you didn't take place in it. At that point, you realise that being afraid that somebody else will take your place, is irrelevant... Cause somehow, everyone's place will be taken anyway, and that's because the movie is setting a new cast, and this time it's one thing you might not take place in. Weird... I know. Everything just seems to slot in perfectly without you there. Almost like you were born into the wrong film. Or handed the wrong script. Like this isn't your life.