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hope behind closed doors

Posted to Action Poetry

i realize i am powerless
there's nothing i can do here
to make you understand
to make you see
just what it is that i
want you
need you
to see...
i can't tell you
i can't show you
i can't
do anything
i am helpless against your mind
and i find i don't know
how to handle this
so maybe it's better if i give up
if i let you win
if i let you go on thinking you're not what you are
maybe it's better
because i just
and i don't know how to fight
or if i should
or why i want to
so i will hope quietly
behind closed doors
wanting this
to be