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Value

Your actions show everything.

Photo courtesy of jacoblund on iStock.

your actions show you think that I’m nothing

clearer than a thousand words could tell.

I could keep writing about you

wasting my words on you

but in your eyes

I am not worth your time,

your courtesy, or even your trash


to you

I am less than the dirt

picked up on a city sidewalk

clinging to your overpriced,

luxury, designer shoes.

I don’t even register

in your eyes


every word you speak

makes the gap clearer

my legs are shaking

from the fury

I long ago learned

to keep off my face


—but this is just another reaction I must learn to regulate. 

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Leigh Fisher
Leigh Fisher

I'm from Neptune. No, not the farthest planet from the sun, but from Neptune, New Jersey. I'm a writer, poet, blogger, and an Oxford comma enthusiast.

I go by @SleeplessAuthor on Twitter and @SleeplessAuthoress on Instagram.

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