Be

You make me sad
With the halfhearted glares
The huge sighs are lies
You tell the world about
Stupidity (fear)
Inability (practice)
Future failures (try)

You make me sad
With your nose in the air
The mocking comments don’t hide
The line between hubris and doubt
Nothing is deserved (work)
Nothing is fair (perspective)
You are not a victim (envy)

You make me sad
Giving yourself away
True love doesn’t exist
And abuse isn’t a myth
Boyfriend
Girlfriend
One night again and again

Be true doesn’t mean be cruel
To others or yourself
Be kind doesn’t mean bend down
For everyone else
Be strong doesn’t mean drag down
People who do or have or are

You make me sad
When you won’t