Diane Mayr and Amy Souza

Diane Mayr
“I Try Not to Act Bitter”

Response

Sometimes I Lie
By Amy Souza

Inspiration piece

I picked snap peas in the rain and Dan said I looked miserable

No difference between good and bad

Changing a life is too hard

When I met Lin-Manuel Miranda, I turned out to be nobody

I try not to act bitter

The peas need a day off the vine to reveal their sweetness

I don’t want to die

People fear high wind but I like the chaos of out of control chimes

At night, I kneel by my bedside and write notes to myself

I have no interest in frenemies

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One Comment

  1. Posted March 5, 2017 at 12:35 pm | #

    Two thumbs way up. Love what Diane Mayr did with the piece. Beautiful ending, second to last sentence.

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