Current Residence: Land of Sun and Cinema
002:Absolute EXHAUSTION.002: by satyahgraha
In my bones, my feet, my chest, lungs, breath, heart, skin, eyes...
I am young, too young to be this tired all the time.
I am also most definitely too young to know other young people
who have given up on life already.
Too young to understand the concept of losing all hope in things.
But is it youth that really makes me naive?
Or is it the fact that I have been brought up
in a society that has introduced me to some of the cruelest
and darkest parts of it?
DECADES before I could ever be prepared for it?
They have tried to make us swim our entire lives by
pushing us in,
when what they don't realize is that most of us will drown.
I am developing bags under my eyes,
bags heavier than of those who are less-fortunate
and more poverty-stricken
that have been forced to fit a childhood,
a fucking LIFETIME
on their backs.
We are too young to have to experience the fear of not knowing
where our next bed will be,
when the next meal will happen,
when the next pu