Out of the Frying Pan

Into the fire

Like a Tolkien-esque riddle

I find myself pondering

 

There’s no doubt

That I went from the frying pan to the fire

The question is whether the escape is back through the frying pan

 

Logic says no

 

Intuition says yes

 

I can’t always trust intuition when it comes to people I care about

I see the best

I see what could be

I overlook what is

 

What is presently is a double edged sword that skins and slices no matter which way I turn

I don’t want to go back to the frying pan without it having ample time to cool

But the fire is quickly burning me alive and there’s a safety line

 

Fuckin take it! My heart screams

But I sense the familiar rhythm

The echoed words

I’ve already shouldered my responsibility

 

This is not on me

This is not on me

This is not on me

 

That’s not the point

That can be dealt with in time

Are you ready to deal?

I am,

I’ve been ready

Are

You?

 

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