Shes always
gotten on
with people
much more
smoothly than
I ever have but

maybe we can
spend the time
putting in the effort
to convince each other

Shutting down
isn’t failure.
Opening up
doesn’t mean surrender.

And by tomorrow morning
you won’t remember what
it was you were so scared of.
True story: I started this poem on Friday afternoon and when I opened up my drafts folder and read it I thought, “I have no idea who or what I was referring to?” So yeah. There’s that…


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