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My ParadiseMy Paradise
Why can't you understand ?
There are just somethings I don't want to be said.
Things I don't want to be dealt with.
I can handle hiding the pain.
I can take being insulted.
I can bear with being a disappointment in your eyes.
I don't mind.
I don't mind crying when I'm certain no one can hear me.
I don't mind pretending nothing is wrong.
I don't mind that I can never be myself.
For I know that one day I'll find a place where I'm free.
A place where my pain will disappear,
A place where I'll feel no sorrow,
A place where I can be myself
My happy place
a dangerous hallucinationThe light coming through the window was bright,
much too bright.
Even though my eyes were closed
I could see it-
The skin of my arms prickled,
sweat dripped from my brow.
It was two in the afternoon but…
the sun was setting
through the window facing east.
I should have seen the hutch,
shelves lined with bone china
decorated with delicate leaves and vines.
I was so thirsty
and reaching for cups that should have been there.
Instead I found a billboard of butterflies,
the colors raging
more than any rainbow
I'd ever seen.
Their wings fluttered and flashed
yet somehow they moved in slow motion.
I wanted to stand,
wanted to reach out and touch them but…
I couldn't move,
and yet I laughed
ignoring my dry mouth
and the tingling in my feet.
There was a tempest
on the rise
and in my blood.
A sugar rush disguised
as a riot of butterflies
and they were swarming me.
There was a small vial
of insulin in my pocket
that I nev
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