if there’s one myth

a Baptist can dispel

it is the misconception

that all Christians are friendly

.

thin lipped women

become more so

when i enter a room

.

men succumb to a case

of the glancing can’t help it’s

.

it took a lot of suffering

books read

and introspection

to achieve this level of

fuck you

i don’t give a shit

.

i love my life

i love living in my skin

i love my battle scars

i cherish my mistakes

as they became my teachers

i love my family in

all its grand dysfunction

we make spite look alluring

.

aw hell

let’s just go up

in the hay loft

talk about the power of forgiveness

and engage

in some heavy pettin’