I go home at night to a place like no place you've ever lived
everything in its proper position, perfect, all angles squared
cold, clean, sharp edges - no curves or softness
only razor precision.
Mirrors and glass and polished stone.
No sound gets in or escapes.
I am sealed in tight for the night.
Thermostat at exactly fifty five degrees.
And when at last I pick up my book to read,
I pay no attention to the written lines...
Just to the secret meanings of greater thoughts and grander feelings unwritten between them.
And I am not like you, nor am I like any other,
And the voices racing through my mind are telling me things
That you could not bear to hear.
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