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“You Don’t Look Like a Lesbian”

“You haven’t met the right guy.”

“How’d you know you don’t like it,

If you have never tried it?”

“Sexuality is fluid.”

“Everyone’s a little bit gay.”

“You weren’t born like that.”

“Someone must have hurt you.”

“But I could turn you straight.”

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We’re All Mad Here

No one answers the question:

How are humans supposed to feel?

Begging the follow-up inquiry:

Do all mental states possess illness(es)?

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Dear Future Wife

I don’t know who’s appearance you have,

I don’t know what passions ignite your soul.

I don’t know where we’ll meet,

I don’t know when that’ll be.

I don’t know why you’ll choose me,

I don’t know how I’ll let you.

I know only one thing:

You were born a woman.

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I Can’t Be Everything for Everyone

Life’s full of people needing things from you,

Sometimes it’s supplying true interest in them,

Sometimes it’s comforting words when they’re lonely.

Life’s full of you needing things from people,

Sometimes it’s gifting advice to halt your mind,

Sometimes it’s holding you during a breakdown.

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One Student’s Journey

“…Your graduation poem?

It’ll be sunshine & rainbows,”

Unveiled what I had found odd,

Upon finishing my last final:

There was no instant deflation,

No sudden rush of endorphins.

Graduation is just another checkmark on my master list,

Signaling the next greatest purpose to take the forefront.

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