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Pull over

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Pull over

Tall, grey skinned, big head
Normality is my ignorance
Part desire, part need

I was exhaled by stars
Slip and slides?
I knew of nebulas
Solar crotch rockets
What we called them back then
“The glory years”

Who am I?
Where did I come from?

Don’t answer, just stare
Please make sure I’m as nervous as can be
Count to three...

I sit with Gods but plead with policemen
I promise you I’m normal

To be at odds with yourself
over whether or not you belong can give humans what I call “the furrow brow”
Laughing is my new habit

True
bad puns and all
it’s alienation
At the very least. I garnered some wit
Some class
A tempting of sorts

I sit by a meteor sent by a shower
Simulate kiss symbols and practice saying "I do"

I’ll never be like you
I’ll never be like any of you

I come from the stars
You come from lakes

Driving fast got me here
Then again
I’m not from these parts...

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  1. Date: 12/30/2009 10:26:00 AM

    thanks for your comments, great read here, had amazing images in my mind when reading this.thanks.ryan

  1. Date: 12/29/2009 12:28:00 PM

    If you don't feel alienated in some way, you're not living your life to the fullest. If feel in any that I have conformed, I break that so I am different again. An example of normal are bad movies that come out every week that are excepted. Normal is a sin in my eyes. Great write sir.

  1. Date: 12/29/2009 9:39:00 AM

    awesome. I am an alien too. LOL