The Cube
Vicki Kennedy

2002


I am over here
Next to this wall.
Pieces of me have been
Slipping through.

I can get by
Do much that I need to do.
It's hard to tell
I know it's hard to see
All the pieces
That have left me.

I didn't know myself
Until the day
I looked back
And saw
So little of
Me left.

I didn't choose to let pieces go.
Did I try to hang on?
I really don't know.
I want to be whole,
I do?

I can't leave here
This spot.
I'm still reaching
Still stretching
Maybe growing
Finding my way
To getting
Me back.

Yet I wonder
What would happen
If all of me
Simply slipped through.
All of me gone
Through this wall
In a cube.
Forever lost?
Gone from me,
Or from you.

Outside the cube

No more

Feelings
Emotions
Thoughts

No more

Joy
Love
Tears

No more me
No more you
This could be good?
Peace a last?

But what happens
If I want to come back
To my wall
Or a room
In the cube.

Am I lost
Am I gone
Am I out there to stay
Grab my hand
Please
Show me
A
Way

Life in a cube
All of me
There
Someday?

Ever feel invisible to everyone around you? Like they really don't,
won't or can't see? Feel like an actor in a play. Step up say your
lines, hide behind the curtains, or walk off stage....




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