There are 24 synonyms for the word envy.
And although one of them is hatred and one of them is lusting
no one envies me.
If I could just make it to morning without selling myself
one day I might have some land
beyond the ficus pot
whose heart leaves leak their poison
inside this slummy garage
where I sleep daytimes
in a city I’m sure I’ve mentioned before.
I am furious for answers
inside the book of words I stole from a stranger’s back pocket.
You see, through the years when everyone is dying
I remain clean.
That's why I believe there could be a God.
There are 5 synonyms for the word redemption.
and 46 for fear.
One of them is chickenheartedness
and another is awe.
Only my body is for sale.