human nature discredits
do you ever feel like you’re sabotaging
i’m writing material that others will
say discredits anything i’ve done before
& will do after.
i pray that one day somebody will cut
out their eyelids so they may finally see.
after you’ve finished reading what i’ve
had to preface burn it & tell no one of
what i’ve shared.
i would be no happier having their approval,
but human nature has a way of creeping up