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"crocodile tears" - 03/31/2002

Posted on 2002.03.31 at 14:58
Mood: busybusy
Music: Roger Ring And Kevin Kleft - Pig
you could do better than her
they said
you could have someone more attractive

is that what you think you are?

if you took a second
to put down
the bleach and the makeup

and put forth the effort
to have a single fucking thought
of someone other than yourself

you might realize how infrequently you do that
and what other people think of you because of it

oh, to think i could still be
with someone who's so fucking attractive
she has to create a new mask
for every person she meets

keep crafting those beautiful disguises, honey
because i had way more time than i needed
to strip them away
and you're right
you're very right
to be so ashamed and afraid of the person underneath them


swallowing shadows to give birth to myself
eamajyn at 2002-03-31 16:28 (UTC) (Link)


whoa damn...
dare I ask?
Generation Y's Howard Beale
dk at 2002-04-01 11:59 (UTC) (Link)

Re: damn

what brought this on? nothing, other than the memory of a conversation i was involved in about a year ago.

people are telling me i should write something when i'm not angry/mopey/otherwise negative, but unfortunately that's the only time something like this pops into my head.

done moving for this month, found a temporary bay-area reprieve. hopefully, arizona next month.
swallowing shadows to give birth to myself
eamajyn at 2002-04-01 15:17 (UTC) (Link)

Re: damn

Not sure if you were intending to write a poem... but it was good.
Congrads on finding temp housing. Good luck on Arizona. Let me know.
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