“The Same”

A shirt fresh and new,
now worn but still blue.

The color, faded,
and the style, dated.

The perpetrator, Time,
committing a habitual crime.

I will still be
but not the same me.

I still have my name
but I’m not the same.

And my shirt still fits,
even with all the rips.

We are different
and we are the same.

And I don’t ….

Can nothing stay?
Does it all go away…

Was I never me?
Am I always who I am meant to be?

I don’t know anymore.

Is this fate,
am I just bait?

I don’t know anymore.

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5 thoughts on ““The Same”

  1. Oh this made me think! Especially when you accussed time of committing a crime ;P

    It really made me think how the passing of time changes us but it doesn’t necessarily make us a different person? We may react differently to situations or make different decisions which does mean we’re different to a past version of ourselves but we’re still the same too. I don’t know what I’m trying to say haha but yeah nice food for thought you’ve given me…

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