the man asked
why do you look so worn?
my daughter’s future
my never-ending pain
my existence taken with a grain of salt
and i am so overlooked.
the man shrugged
your problems are no different from anyone else.
can’t my worries be mine?
can’t even my grief
stand out in a crowd?
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