I Let Someone Be
George Karos

I let someone be.
I let them.

It is impeccable to dispense a trapped observation -
One that transcends time, one that reveals the moment.

Someone chose to avoid hurting aimlessly and for no reason.
Someone I thought I knew recognized by humanness.

And in the temptation to confront my ego I instead saw their godliness.
And instead of trying to overpower their id with my promptness of delivery,

Of my well-cultured stance, of my years of understanding, wisdom, and hubris.
I let someone be. I let them.

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