"Don't be a pussy"

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Romance  |  House: Booksie Classic


In my characteristically dramatic voice none of which I feel is exaggerated at all yet is often downplayed as being such I say: I took acid today out of desperation. I came somehow expecting a good time but of course was shown the ropes by an utterly indifferently universe which, as I lay, having looked for a retreat, am met with none other than the blatant droning away of heavy machinery, like the wailing cry of some ancient animal, with which such forces it is currently attempting to harvest itself of its natural resources incessantly and by the truckload as it pollutes the refuse back onto itself in the most curious ways.

 Having been told that I'm simply 'letting it get to me', my ideas dismissed coldly in various ways, I've found myself shunned by them all in my uncomfortable, unsupportable perch of cynicism, as if they were pre-emptively guarded against me. Although I believe in their good intentions I also recognise ways they seek to exercise their own prejudices and by my own perception it is typically those who are interesting by even the smallest degree who suffer the most. And yes I'm not just talking about myself (I think). 

It is horrifying to see all the cruel ways with which people are diminished and their ideas dismissed. I can not understand how a truly compassionate man could reconcile any of this. Even now I can imagine the reader thinking that this is perhaps some sophisticated form of bitching and  downplaying these ideas by saying "don't be a pussy" and yet I haven't failed to see the humour in that. 


Submitted: March 06, 2021

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