you feel so mortal
i wanted to skim over that night, calcifying my shame into something blurry
and manageable,like a rumor about a stranger.
i’m sorry, but i don’t want to be an emperor. that’s not my business. i don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. i should like to help everyone– if possible jew, gentile, black man, white. we all want to help one another. human beings are like that. we want to live by each other’s happiness […]More