Jun 14

The Self-Conscious Bug

It buzzes in my ear 
grumpy and loud 

I duck my head and 
try to ignore it 

but still, like a masquito 
it hangs around my ears   

its unpleasant humming 
drives me to question 

what I say 
what I do 

sometimes it helps 
other times it only blocks my future 

it held my arm down in class 
and pushed me into a slouch in large rooms 

this bug will be squished for sure I think 
as I press down the backspace button once again 

I'll always be this way 

bug or no bug.