How do you crawl out from underneath someone’s shoe?

How you wiggle your way through the folds of a thumb?

How do you keep yourself from splitting in half when trying to rip yourself away from the piercing pin that has you pinned down?

How do you open your mouth when a preverbial hand will clamp it shut?

How do you hold your head high when it’s hinges are rusted shut from unuse?

How do you cut the puppet master’s strings?

How do you fly like a bird?

Sing like an angel?

Smile like a baby?

Laugh like a child?





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