Regular Poem: I’m nobody’s 

3 Feb

i’m nobody
‘s
number one
no one
‘s
first person
emergency contact
insurance beneficiary
no one
‘s
contractually obligated
to love and care for
me
till death
or
divorce court

but there’s
something
to be said
for being thought of
at all
to be
secondary or tertiary
or even outside
the top ten
being thought of
when the moon is right
and a reflection of a wayward star
glistens
on a car hood
reminding someone
of your smile
or penchant for
something unique to
you

there’s something
to be said
for being
the person people
know
will listen
to weird stories
and get as excited
as you’d want someone to be
hearing them
the person people
ask
favors of
the person people
tell
jokes and secrets and confessions
the person people
give
thoughtful and specific gifts
the person people
receive
things from they’d forgotten they’d asked for
the person people
trust

the people person
not one person’s person
but a lot of persons’ person
kinda

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One Response to “Regular Poem: I’m nobody’s ”

  1. thezenofbeingblog 3 February 2016 at 1:07 PM #

    Love this!

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