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Humans Are Stories

The Kiss Of Ignorance

A poem of self-acceptance and the determination to let go of toxic people.

a white wall with an imprint of a red lip stick kiss.
Photo by Etienne Girardet on Unsplash

It wasn’t a phase, even though you wished it so;
The feelings inside festered like a disease — at least you told me that was so.

Like a caterpillar, leaves a cocoon,
I didn’t believe the hate you spewed.

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Tas (they/them)

Tas (they/them)

We are autistic members of the disability community and hold various mental health diagnoses. We are advocates for social justice, writers and scholars of life.