• cruisey 27w

    Questions

    When someone asks in school,
    "Why are you eating alone?"
    I smile.
    My loneliness is with me,
    And eating me.
    I'm not alone.

    When someone asks,
    "Why do your friends leave?"
    I smile.
    My friends would stay,
    If I let.
    They don't leave.

    When someone asks in school,
    "Why are you unknown?"
    I smile.
    My unknownness is what,
    I'm known for.
    I'm not unknown.

    When someone asks,
    "Why are you absent in parties?"
    I smile.
    My absence keeps present,
    The air of party.
    I'm not absent.

    When someone asks,
    "Why do you like cycling?"
    I smile.
    My liking it prevents me from disliking,
    The life's cycle.
    I like cycling.

    When someone asks,
    "Why are rainbows rare?"
    I smile.
    People don't love things,
    Common and awaiting.
    They ain't rare.

    When someone asks,
    "What is the color of hope?"
    I smile.
    Even colorless things can be seen,
    In the mirror.
    Hope is colorless.

    When someone asks,
    "Is happiness playing hide and seek?"
    I smile.
    If happiness didn't hide, what to seek,
    We won't know.
    It is playing.

    When someone asks,
    "Is it easy to fall and break?"
    I smile.
    After dawn's fall and night breaks,
    It is difficult.
    Else it's easy.

    When someone asks,
    "How many poems have you written?"
    I smile.
    Now someone else's to be beheld,
    Like people once mine.
    I can't recall.

    When someone asks,
    "Is everything beautiful, tragic?
    I smile.
    If it's beautiful today, surely,
    Once was tragic.
    Maybe yes.

    ©vidushimodi
    15.07.2021