Save Me For the Others

lift my brick just a bit
so i don’t crush all
the others,

feed me well, so i don’t starve
shelves of more gracious
brothers

love me so well i don’t lift
the torch from lips of
brighter lovers

and make me so man that
one day i’ll be my
own mother.

image: https://www.saatchiart.com/art/Painting-Day-of-Atonement/1261395/6184587/view

image: https://fineartamerica.com/art/paintings/vulnerability

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