This is the Real Me

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Right Now

Right now,

I'm writing a chapter of my book.


I'll probably be playing catch.

And, I don't know what I'll do after that.

I might listen to music,

Or dance,

Or read,

Or even lay on the floor staring at the fan.

I don't plan out my life.

Most people do.

I sometimes wish I did.

But I don't.

I'd rather be messy than stressed.

I'd rather be unorganized than a control freak.

But, that's just me.

A lot of people have different opinions.

I won't blame them.

If there's one question that I'm tired of hearing,

It's going to be the one I was asked in preschool.

Then again in kindergarten.

And again the next year.

And the next.

"What do you want to be when you grow up?"

Why can't I be something now?

I have a lot of things I don't want to be.

Like straight.

Or normal.

I know I might seem depressed,

But I am happy most of the time.

I just let different things weigh me down.


When I grow up,

I want to be happy.

And playful.

I want to want to make a difference.

A big one.

So I'm going to start now.

As a child.

That way I have practice.

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