MY ENDURING BONES

Stories , Poems, and More By A.M. Moscoso

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I learned to:

” Play nice, be fair, don’t worry your turn will come”

I was told:

” Sit down, be quiet, listen to other people- they have feelings to”

I was such a good student:

I  learned to hold the door open for everyone else and watched them pass me by

with a smile on their face and a pat on my head as they strode through

head held high

Righteousness flowing through their veins a wild river of purity racing to their heart

filling them with pride.

Until just for fun

I let the door swing shut.

Thunk.

It was that easy

to break away from my place

where my feet were nailed to the floor

to spit out words forced into my mouth, a smile stitched on my lips

with indifferent, patronizing  bony hands.

Clean break.

I walked away

Why did I wait this long

to matter?

 

Daily Prompt: Clean

 

6 thoughts on “Not Today Not Anymore

  1. good one….words are very nicely chosen…

    1. animar64 says:

      ” Write ” from the heart!

  2. Nice! But this could mean a lot of things in different eyes.. Great post miss.

    1. animar64 says:

      I love it when my work inspires people to think.

      Thank you Chris, your compliments mean a lot to me

      Anita

      1. Awh no probz my friend always for you… Plus I like mental challenges every now and then so thank you!😎👍

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