En Pointe

i asked “do you love me?”
you sighed
“that’s beside the point”
which i guess is true
’cause i’ve been mincing about
tippy-toed and frankly
my feet hurt
i am weary
and my ballet moves
have always sucked
didn’t i tell you?
they kicked me out in second grade
i was an ostrich
among fairies

and why ask to be loved anyway
really, i should’ve asked
if you like my

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