So Tired


I’m so tired

of spitting up  pinkish chuckles

and periwinkle grins

for the sake of polite

conversation and

I am so tired of

those blunted, whispering pains

just above my belly button-

where acid has swallowed my


and my


and my

life -as it was-

And I’m so tired

of leaving this room and walking out

into a world where there is too much sunlight

because Iamsotired and

I  just want



“So Tired” by Angie Hoover-Hillhouse

Artwork: Tired by Nina Schroeder

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