And inner structure

Ana-Maria Schweitzer
Oct 23 · 1 min read
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What makes you — you?
is it your devoting yourself
to a job well done,
to a small life saved,
to a trial passed?

what makes me — me?
is it how I grieve,
how I miss the past,
how I can’t forgive,
old mistakes and loss?

what makes us — us?
is it how we fight
with long silences
like icicles piercing our shoulder blades
keeping us stiff and stubborn
two bulls in a small room?

what makes us — us?
is it how we talk
no masks, no fingers crossed,
just contented eyes,
forgiven of past sins?

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