It is a fact that most of your problems are just thoughts.
The night we hid in your car beneath the new snow,
pressed into one another by the weight of the avalanche,
I reinvented all the time I’d spent before you.
I brought back the dinosaurs from extinction, Anne Frank
from the brink of death, 20,000 stars from their…
I am not the girl that catches eyes,
I am not the girl that charms
people with her laugh.
I am the girl that you walk past
pulling books from library shelves,
and when in light of beauty,
I trip over my feet and my hands
I am not grace, I am not confidence.
I found heaven
in a one bedroom apartment
with a broken heater
and no hot water.