To, Chto Ya Pishu To, Chto Ya

"What I Write Is What I Am" is the title. I'm sorry for my horrible Russian and my terrible titles.

They tell me to write what I know,

To stay away from fears and

Monsters under the bed, to

Keep what I think away from

Anything I write. But I can't.

Everything I am, everything I've

Seen and experienced and thought

Bleeds into my poetry. I lack the

Structure to write a story, to put

My tale into a book, or anything

Of that sort. I can't tell anybody

Who I am, I can't say one thing

Without myself creeping back in.

This is how I write, this is my story.

You don't have to like it, but this is my life. 

The End

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