2017 Poetry Marathon, Hour Seven: War (and hide)

Seventh poem of the day.

I am not so different

I do want the same thing
as everyone else—
but on different terms

That may be good enough
or it may not
so I hide

I am not so different
all of us
are taught to hide

I happen to be better at it

(5 August 2017)

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Don’t forget to check out the other poems!