Around Here



Around here, we love ourselves first.

We cover our faces.

We talk about tomorrow like it belongs to us.

Around here, we ask what we should like.

 We stay where we are not wanted, and we leave where we are treasured.

Around here, we don't want to stay, but we don't want to leave.

 We show everyone what we have.

Around here we lie to ourselves.

We blame others.

 We turn our heads.

Around here, we pretend that this is our world. 

We pretend that these are our bones.


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