clear wedges


I slave over the bathroom sink
Trying to wedge the clear disks
Into my tired eyes.
They finally pop in
And I sigh wearily; relieved.
I walk past you in the hallway
And notice the new glasses resting on the slender bridge of your nose.
They frame your face exquisitely,
And a tear drops down my face
As I realize that you look beautiful;
And I’ve spent all of this time removing the glass from my eyes
And trying to be like you.
But I know in my heart
That at the end of day
You never noticed my contacts
Because although I stared as you walked down the hallway,
With your new glasses pressed against your cheeks,
You didn’t end up seeing me at all.

Narrowed Eyes, Long Sighs

“If you are just tuning in, we are here live at the Wayne Manor for the charity event of the season, held in honor of Daily Planet’s world renown reporter and Bruce Wayne’s significant other, Clark Kent. It is full of Gotham’s, Metro’s, and Jump City’s shiny and sparkling elite here at the Wayne Manor,” the bubbly young female reporter smiled into the camera, her pink gloss shining from the camera light.

Oh, another car is pulling up. I wonder who it is? Oh my goodness! This is really exciting! For the first time in three years, Jason Todd, the star prodigy of Wayne Enterprises, has finally returned to the Manor! Now as some of our viewers may know, Jason Todd was the original frontrunner to take over the Wayne Empire over the eldest, adoptive son, Dick Grayson, when Jason suddenly took a job at D. Stroke, Wilson, and Associates over in Jump City, drawing a clear wedge between him and the head of the company and his father, Bruce Wayne.

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