I Am Pleasing Me

An intention in five beats per line

Sep 9, 2021
An Asian female holds a basket of blue flowers while she puts her face by the petals. She is in a sunny field of plants.
Photo by Hong SON from Pexels

People pleasing gore —

I will do no more.

Your whims are not mine.

I alone am fine.


is where I will be.

I am pleasing me.

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