a trigger is an unhealed wound,” i tell her.
“what aren’t you unhealed from?”she accuses, deadpan.
self-deprecation stories in resharable relatability:
vulnerability has been meme’d.
our shadow side is seen as an Evil to be repressed.
creativity is then blocked. art becomes pieces of unoriginality intertwined with undeserved superiority.
self-righteousness is a balancing act with self-pity.
who wins the battle in a lack of humility?
a face covering lays inside a package on their doorstep. “feels uncomfortable” is the thought.
their own mask — designed and rehearsed — awaits for the next performance.
a decision is made to be desensitized further.
but, this one is new.