The Cloud Between My Knees

was that crumb in school
who tried too hard
at the wrong

and never believed he
was built tough
enough for


was kid accused of having
of having my head in
clouds all the

if only on the

wish somebody had taken
a moment to see, it
was stuck

between my

though i now raise it
aim where i

Grumpy Gorman

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Thank you, especially for this read.

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