On Learning To Be A Survivor

galaxies and hurricanes
galaxies and hurricanes

If it comes for you with
open mouth,
with sharpened teeth,
with tongue reaching-
it is coming to devour.

Do not make it into something

The mouth does not always
come with gentle intention.
We are born with teeth.
There is a reason
they call us animal. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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