Updated: Apr 22
My Disorder requires
bottles of hydrogen peroxide.
I keep them by My Bed, and pour them over my fingers and palms
Whenever I feel like I may have touched something ‘Dirty-in-A-Specific-Way’
I spend too much money,
Or get too tipsy,
Because my mind only likes even numbers,
so I need two of everything
I have the tendency to step over cracks
and avoid ladders
And not open umbrellas inside.
When I do these things,
I can ensure that the World Will Not End.
Habits, like unwanted scars,
That indicate the unquiet mind.
[ In Parallel ]
I’m very Good
I know what the tiny numbers on bottles mean.
“And if you don’t recycle, I do;
I’ll gladly take those bottles home”
My mind values equality;
So I use it to balance my bodybuilding sessions.
Redefining my diet
Is easy enough.
The, “Importance of Infection”,
means I do a damn good job
as a COVID test Site Commander.
My intentions are transparent;
“I cannot tell a lie.”
(though this makes birthday presents tough)
Using me against Myself
Is a cherished secret
A tool I can harness, be better-than-I-thought
ensure that I
Jack Cady (he/him) is a pansexual, polyamorous, trans, and hafu person. For more of his content, follow him on Instagram (@jovkjack).
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