Joe Hankins

Reflection Piece

Looking in the mirror,
All I can see is me,
struggling to be
what I would like to be
pretending not what I really am.

Staring and staring
I realize what I am wearing.
Imagining myself as honey
if I had all kinds of money.
Wanting to be loaded,
but instead unexploded.





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