the harsh and short and
they all remind me of me when i am
show me a pause button on the tv
the mute on the conversation in my book
the lovely rewind on the traffic light i ran
please just show me a way to make it so that i can listen to you
with all the love and attention you deserve,
and reply with sensical answers instead of
"huh?"s and "yeah"s and "nope"s.
so that i can really
and not with 1/2 my focus.
i am frustrated with having to pause, but not because of you, because of