Dogs 2014

METAMORPHOSIS
(7/13/14)


I meet them

I attempt
to meet
their expectations

their ideals

but I always
fall
miserably short

they always
fall quickly
away

I am left
alone
minimally emerged
from my misanthropic
cocoon

partly exposed
as this horribly
mangled
social mutant
that I never
intended
to be

time
to hide
again

time
to heal

until nothing
is revealed
once more