Life Lesson: prompt

The Outlier


Aug 20, 2020 · 1 min read
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Once part of the group —
member, confidante, friend —
sharing, celebrating, comforting —
until what I needed
conflicted with
what they wanted.

Now, an outlier —
a displaced loner,
choosing well over ill,
choosing me over them,
solitary and solo,
enjoying the silence.

© Dennett 2020

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