molting

There are days

I’d rather sit in silence

than talk about our problems

than talk about our days

I go silent

I’ve always been

floating in and out of people

in and out of obscurity

of consciousness

It’s like I’m molting

the way I completely change

when I drift in and out of

people

obscurity

consciousness

but I’m not so sure anyone else notices

because they’re busy wondering

where I am

because I disappear

for months at a time

only to come back to say

hey

how’ve you been

it’s been a while

and repeat.

1 thought on “molting”

  1. Doing a little disappearing myself right now. It calls us, sometimes, that place..

    sometimes to rebuild
    in a special kind of silence
    where our words need no justification to anyone else.

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