becoming

half empty, still too crowded
subway car.

I sit separate yet with others,
not by myself.

swaying with the rhythm of
mass transit.

I think out loud
and say inside my head:

when there is nothing left
but the words

then – and then – I will be what I am,
stripped down essence

but now I sit alone not by myself
burdened by what I cannot shed,

working toward losing
everything and

swaying to the rhythm of
mass transit.

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “becoming

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.