lately it’s been tough to, what do they call it?
“find the words”
but right now it’s not that they’re lost
but I don’t know where they are
does x actually mark the spot
or is it a plus sign
I will reiterate that I have always been bad at math
maybe why will answer the question instead
but for that I have no answers
perhaps we can figure it out together
let me turn down my music
I’m not sure how to type sounds
where should we start?
promise you won’t get off before I’m done
how do we set the stage?
okay, okay, I’m ready now.
I have the words.
I have the words, but they’re stuck.
they’re churning, swirling in my stomach
seared, disintegrated before I’ve had the chance to choke on them
or maybe they’re trapped in my feet
too grounded for me to write,
I would rather write my words into the air
and make you feel like you’re floating
or maybe they’re stretched to the max from walking miles and miles every weekend to
have enough money to pay all the bills
I understand that bodies break down
I understand how bodies break down, somewhat
I don’t think I will ever understand why
the words aren’t lodged in my larynx,
I’ve got medicine for that.
let me ask a question
are you picturing the word “word” physically stuck in my body?
are the letters colorful and drawn in block letter style?
or is there a specific word or set of words that come to mind?
can you help me finish this piece.
should I reset the scene?
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