They were my dreams. But they weren’t mine. I learned them from the pages of a magazine or a comic book.

Box Cute Hamster from Pixabay

The show on the box told me how to believe, what to wear, how to react.

A version of a version.

I loved the box and it loved me back until it didn’t. It broke one day. The cruelty of its failure slashed my wrists. The cuts distal to proximal. I’m not a faker. Medial to lateral cuts are faker cuts.



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Greg Prince

Bringing real feelings along with messages of inspiration and imagination to life. Awakening is the symptom of my infectious condition. Poetry is my condition.