i destroy my enemies when i make them my friends.
hostility is such a bad color on me.
kindness brings out the green in my eyes, the broad of my shoulders, the glossy of my lashes.
in 5th grade kristy holdburg told me i was fat.
i retaliated by buying her the prettiest barbie i could find on her birthday.
at said birthday party, krystal des los reyes ratted to kristy’s mom i’d been looking at a dirty magazine.
krystal had been the one perving it up in the back bathroom with a playgirl.
but i made sure to give her the skittles from my goody bag.
my beasts and i may not speak the same language, but we understand each other precisely.
i love them fierce, they worship me without strings.
different creatures bringing our own messes and art into the world.
where others see dangerous drinking holes and snarly fangs,
i see nooks of opportunity and a sibling in the school of suffer.
go ahead bite. i’ll just hug back.
I love this. Kill them with kindness. That's what my mom taught me. Great post Ms. Katie.
Hug it out! xoxo One of my favorite posts I've read in awhile. Thank you darlin.
I've been the same way. I'd rather kill people with kindness rather than poisonous words. The best part is when you finally win one over. Rare, but like magic.