Sometimes Hanging in There…

Here we are:

the point at which
my lies fool no one.

You know me too well.

And I—
I guess I’m through
kidding myself.

(Count that one)

Closer and closer
to confessing
the insanity
that I doubt
you’ll comprehend.


That’s one path,

The chances I
take the other
are roughly equal:

Close to none.

Place bets that I’ll
remain silent
for another year
of frown lines
and tears
and just plain

to quit.

2 thoughts on “Sometimes Hanging in There…

  1. Wow, I really like this. I am not sure exactly how to describe my thoughts, except to say I got hooked right at the line “here we are:”

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