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who am I

Behind the façade

Thoughts scatter like pick up sticks

Behind the façade

Voices asking me questions

That I’m answering out loud

Behind the façade

Is where I’m living today

Not completely there

Conversations can’t reach me

Behind the façade

I know you cannot see me

And I don’t know you, do I?

©2020 Annette Rochelle Aben



She prays

Every day

This is the week

She gets to go home

She’s been here eight weeks now

The frustration has begun

No one tells her the same story

They all shrug their shoulders when she asks

Please, tell me when you will let me go home

©2019 Annette Rochelle Aben