“I am terrified that I’m going to hurt him.”
I guess the fact that I worry at all says
more good than it does bad.
Do you hear that?
That’s the sound of me trying to run away quietly.
Today I lied to you for the first time,
but I quickly changed my mind.
I was determined to leave you wanting more.
I was too tired to carry on the conversation for both of us.
I drank too many cups of coffee.
I’m just tired of talking and laughing
Tired of smiling all the time.
I’m tired of introductions,
Writing things down that I’m
Never going to remember.
My name is Alessandra,
I’m from just outside of Boston,
I hate running into people I barely know but
I am obligated to talk to.
Don’t you dare,
“Hi, how are you?” at me.
Just leave me alone.
Can’t you see I’m busy writing something about you?
I am sick with a fever and a severe
Case of writer’s brain
I promise it will be out of my system by the time I see him