I Am

You never
asked me 
to be 
someone
other than who 
I am.

But when I’m with you 
I catch me being 
someone
other than who 
I really am. 

When I notice this
I realize 
I shouldn’t be
with you.

But
I am.

~ cj 2012.02.12
Originally recorded on audio

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