The Awkward

Awkward follows me into social places Hovering over each heartfelt exchange Taking over the weighted pauses Transforming normal into painfully strange, Mutating into my soft-spoken speech Flashing “INTROVERT” in neon signs Tumbling around on my stammering tongue Fashioning a socially anxious shrine. What a paradox the awkward creates To one who attempts to be warmContinue reading “The Awkward”