The Weight

I tell myself
I want to be
someone else.

As if some
other girl
could do
this better.

As if
the girl
I am can’t
do this
at all.

But then
you come
and take
the weight.

And at first
I think
I’ve forgotten.

But then
I remember.

Flip the script.

And take
the weight
from you.
~1/27/17

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