I am a Four Leaf Clover: Haiku of Alienation and Futility

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I am Spiderman

I am a four leaf clover

I am all alone

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Put me in a box

To love me is to kill me

Preserve me for now

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I can do this job

Just turn off part of my brain

I can function well

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I look around me

They would burn me as a witch

If they only knew

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Alienation

All is just futility

Monotony rules

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It’s lonely on top

Of course, I’m at the bottom

It’s lonely here, too

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I went to college

I learned other people’s words

I was such a fool

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I don’t say the Pledge

I don’t owe an allegiance

to the flag or you

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You know the Ramones song “I’m Against It“? No? Well this daisy leads to a poem that’s kind of like that song, only devoid of the song’s lightness, humor, good nature & fun teenage aesthetic:

dasy

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