You grab my chin and force me to look up at you. I know you know that it’s the only way you’ll get my attention.
“I like it, when you are silent and don’t say a word. Then I convince myself that you are listening”, you say.
I want to tell you that you are not wrong. Of course I listen to you. I just don’t hear your words. They aren’t important. But I don’t want to continue this conversation.
“I want you to have a future”, I change the subject calmly.
“I want you to delete your past”, you snap back hastily.
Don’t we all want the impossible…
– Chatty Owl –