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I left my house today.

I see it all through green


With golden flecks that crown my gaze,


Peering down a nose I call elegant


Because that makes me feel fancy.


I lumber through the streets


On thick bones the color of fortified milk,


Both giant and ant.


I spot a group of people and feel confused.


What do I want from them?


Am I communal?


Bacchanal?


the socialized and well adjusted bee?


Or am I a lonely Apollo looking on,


Felt but not seen.


The hunger in my thoughts won't be filled,


But there's a satisfaction in the curious rumble.


Yet, all coins are double sided,


Every last one contains multitudes, and


It's also okay to be bored by that.



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