That is My Cup – Written Monday 4th November 2013 (Aged 38)

That is My Cup

i am an attention seeker
that is my cup
the nature of my beaker
but even i find corners –
comforting –
satisfying –
others’ seek glory
and demand the praise
i am caught between both stools
maybe i graze –
humility –
a place –
a lack of confidence, maybe
and maybe it is there
maybe may parker coat is pull in too tight
and it is the only coat i wear
i do seek attention
but praise never stirs
for me it is an uncomfortable halo
that tends to seize and fit

James Garratt – Monday 4th November 2013

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