So What

We need to teach them to be kind
or teach them not to be distracted
to build their ego

Surrounded by victims
everywhere
and here
I can feel it, it’s in me
I don’t know it
but it’s here

Without a glimpse I want so much
without knowing how
with being taught to avoid
I avoid
and make excuses and point
my finger outward
at all the problems in the world

and when the world confronts me
I shrink
and bring up the pain
to avoid the pain of life
I wince
and stutter
and limp
and sigh
all because
I don’t want to cry
at the futility of trying
to control
what’s impossible

and worst of all,
I will bite
but best of all

so what.

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