Kaleidoscope


I’ll take your breath away as I enter the room. 

I don’t want to draw attention to myself.

I stand on my soapbox and preach my causes. 

I stick my head in the sand and ignore the pain of the chaos around me.

 

I am all these things.

 

I revel in the spotlight and howl at the moon.

I find peace in solitude and identify with the cry of the lone wolf.

I want to be included & acknowledged.

I would rather spend my evenings at home.

 

I am all these things.

 

I am demure and shy.

I am raunchy and outspoken.

I back away from overt advances.

I flirt shamelessly. 

 

I am all these things.

 

I am all these things and more.  I am a kaleidoscope of emotions and attitudes; a patchwork of my past; a variegated trial of my future.  Don’t judge me and don’t try to figure me out.  Because as soon as you do, you’ll see me differently.

 

Copyright © 2018 Penny Wilson

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