Work by Carol E Moses

Jun 17, 2021 | 2020 Fall - Out at Work


—being out?

who am I
to you?
why do I have to tell you anything about myself?
I am here to work.
it is none of your business.
I certainly don’t want to hear who/why/how of your attractions. (spare me!)
well, yes, there are those
with whom I have affinity
here, at work.
but it’s not for public consumption.
my inner self isn’t fuel
for your education.
what a stupid world.
I don’t tell you
my secrets.

—sad, but don’t lose hope

—being bi?

there you are
my people
but you don’t see me so awkward
some longing
some sparks
some isolation missing you
even tho
you’re here

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