Unravelling and weaving, sometimes simultaneously

Perfect Mess

Thank you for explaining
the uncomfortable reality

that many people
are afraid
of their own fantasies
becoming real

to the degree
that when a person manifests
who seems too perfect
who fits all those jagged notches
in every puzzle piece
without even trying
just slipping into place

there are kinds of denial
that would float a barge
right through Cairo

So it’s not personal
of course
except that’s it’s the most
personal thing
imaginable

that someone would
settle for something
because they don’t believe
in their little frightened hearts
that they deserve
everything

(c) RCGA 2015

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