Wednesday, November 16, 2011


I can't tell you about Jared,
Or why what happened mattered so much.
I have no good explanation for why I quit school,
Just a million mediocre ones.
I can't tell you that the Earth-shaking silence
Of the past months
(From so many different people)
Has put me in a place far beyond the reaches of
Caring about myself
Or how this streak of bad luck
That is the past 6 months of my life
Was brought on by decisions I, myself, made.
I can blame it on everyone else to your face.

What I can tell you, though,
Is that I'm doing okay.
Because, despite everything,
I'm alright.

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