trap doors

By Anna Merryman

One has to know the rules in order to spoil the game To upset society, one must understand normality Being in the world but not of To write is to engineer the human soul One must investigate the depths of the human heart to understand oneself Being a light in darkness One needs hierarchies to structure the landscape around you To realize it’s not about where you are from or to whom you belong Being a stranger on the earth To love another person is to see the face of God One serves another, not because she must, but because she can Being able to love with no thought of return And so I put myself in a box with a false bottom