6 Days Until Penitence

6 Days Until Penitence

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Nobody told me

that you breed compassion

from humility.

I thought it was born from

other people’s imaginary insight

into the troubles of your poor, difficult life.

Nobody told me

that your grow love

from love and labour. I thought

it was bred from gifts and baubles,

and nice dinners

that you couldn’t quite afford.

Nobody told me

that connection is not always

evolution or solution or eternal.

I thought once you’re friends,

you’re friends, and that was it.

So I had to tell myself.