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II. Perceptions: “I’m Fine”

“I’m Fine”

“I’m fine.”
An ironic statement, I guess
It’s funny how two words……

Nevermind….anyways
“How are you?”

……………..

“That’s great, I’m so happy for you.”
A fake smile is panned across my face, as a bitter chuckle leaves my lips
………………
“Well till next time, bye.”

...Click the phone call ends…
One teardrop, then a second teardrop, boom a third teardrop, and a fourth, and a fifth
…..you get the point.

“I’m fine.”
A contraction of two words, three letters plus a word and four letters
I guess it's just funny……

Anyways….
“I’m fine,” I whisper.
That repeats for the next five minutes, as I try to calm my breathing
……a dry chuckle leaves my lips.

“What’s happened to me
….why has it happened
...how?”

Closing my eyes, as I sigh a shaky breath
Falling back onto the bed;

I wonder am I really okay
Am I really fine
I wonder…..
…..as a small smile appears on my lips

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