Someone

“If you should rise from Nowhere up to Somewhere,
From being No one up to being Someone,
Be sure to keep repeating to yourself
You owe it to an arbitrary god
Whose mercy to you rather than to others
Won’t bear to critical examination.
Stay unassuming. If for lack of license
To wear the uniform of who you are,
You should be tempted to make up for it
In a subordinationg look or toe,
Beware of coming too much to the surface
And using for apparel hat was meant
To be the curtain of the inmost soul.”-Robert Frost

Someone

by Carmen H Gray

Someone

Captures the brightness

That you surrender

As it trails behind you

Someone 

Gently transforms

The negative space

Obstinately clinging inside you

Someone

Holds fast to the unsung songs

Inspired by

Your presence

Someone

Who once was 

No One

Not so long ago

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