All mimsy were the borogoves
But the mome raths were outgrabe
Curious occurance, it would seem, or
does the apple never fall far from the tree?
Effervescent dreams of belonging somewhere
Feelings say home has never been that "there"
Goodnight kisses, a thousand "I love yous"
Haunt me, sometimes, with thoughts they're not true.
In any event, disagreements confound
Just get it all straight--where is up, where is down?
Kid that I was, their word stood, my absolute truth.
Living to be someone else--so passed years I've come to rue.
Me, there's the real puzzle to be tried.
Now that there's a world, what does it look like?
Opened eyes bleed tears of fear and curiosity
Purviews expanding, so much to explore, so much animosity
Questioning everything, while understanding avoids; with
recurring doubts; undermined--have I made the wrong choice?
Set the course and weigh the anchor
Torpid daydreams never helped the languor.
Until the clouds part and my steps are free
Vorpal blade in hand, I shall c