Jayla Sun

Obviously, this is a bit reductive but,
what you don’t see,
you don’t know.

It’s a little wack-a-ma-zoo to
think about because for one,
I am highly myopic.

To the point where,
without corrective aids,
I might as well declare that
I’ve reached nirvana.

But instead of tossing the
old…

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Gather here, gather now,
watch you step, then take a bow.
Oh so elegant & full of pride,
in the spotlight — where you shine.

Can you tell me, what’s it like?

All this ruckus, all this noise,
you threw this show & kept your poise.
This performance is big and grand,
we…

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I don’t believe the shape of your lips,
the way they move when you tell me this:
I want to help you because I care,
I want you to succeed.
I want for you, what you need.

I can’t bear to look through your beady eyes.
The way they blink
and give…

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Don’t you get it?
It doesn’t matter what
you do
after you’ve wronged.
A single thing
gone the wrong way
is enough to ruin
everything,
the way colour bleeds
when a single drop of
error touches it.

Spreads,
like a disease that scientists
would say is idiopathic
which is just another way…

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