The strain of trying


I try and it hurts,
this trying.
The strain of it
stretches me out of
the shape I wish to assume
and into some mangled,
half-woman creature.
What do I try? You may ask.
Everything, I’ll answer,
yet somehow it never
seems to work out
the way I want it to.

© 2020 Leona Petrovic

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