I try so hard.
“You’re like Mr. Spock,” he said.
“You look so human, but it’s like you don’t have
feelings. You always do the logical thing.”
And I am always a little
out of step with the world.
A little less good would be okay, they say.
(Can you be kind to people and still
We think so.)
I have feelings. I show them
and only to those I trust.
Mostly, to other aliens.