Explanation #47

the number of times
i’ve been accused by others
of being absurd or out of my place
is large

the number of times
said absurdity was intended
to be absurd
is not

the number of times
i was out of my place
on purpose 
is also not

i was

being me

my absurdity 
was simply
a way of 

to what felt
to that out of place me
like an absurd situation

where i stand is usually
a little to the left of
the frame and cocking my head
is just trying to see things

the accepted way
anything coming from 
my tilted mouth
that spills wrong

doesn’t have
much of a chance 
of landing well
for Them

About Tony Brown

A poet with a history in slam, lots of publications; my personal poetry and a little bit of daily life and opinions. Read the page called "About..." for the details. View all posts by Tony Brown

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