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The Eclectic Pen - Museum Piece

By: Lauryn (hairlikehoney) - ,  
Date Submitted: 8/30/2013
Last Updated: 8/30/2013
Genre: Literature & Fiction » Poetry
Words: 87

  how does it feel to be on display,
see nothing but snippets of faces
and hear no voices

to have to guess at what you make them feel;
sometimes horror and sometimes pity,
sometimes a little of both.

does the glass feel safe?
a barrier to harsh voices and rough hands
or maybe
it feels confining
and anything would be worth being outside.

is it worth being everything to one person
for just a few seconds,
the sole focus of their World,
regardless of their reaction?

pity is steeped in kindness.
horror is laced with ignorance.

there has to be something there.

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