I once had a girl like me.
Watching the sunlight play upon her hair
while she showed exuberance to the world.
She stopped, eventually.
I once had a cat.
The cat would run around the house
clawing furniture and expressing enjoyment.
It died, eventually.
I once had an overwhelming sense of bitterness towards the world.
From large things like politics and global warming,
to small things like the price of boxed Top Ramen.
It never went away, actually.