Poetry on the Odyssey: Will Anyone Notice?
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Poetry on the Odyssey: Will Anyone Notice?

A poem about trying to hide yourself from others.

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Poetry on the Odyssey: Will Anyone Notice?
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I dyed my hair a different color,

I cut it shorter than it was before,

Will anyone notice?


No, no one will notice.


Would they notice if I changed my clothes?

If I wore a dress instead of pants?

If I wore heels instead of sneakers?

Would anyone notice?


No, no one will notice.


Would they suspect something is wrong,

if I acted like nothing was wrong?

If I went about my day,

like every other day

Would anyone notice?


No, maybe no one will notice.

Maybe, no one will notice,

because they will be paying attention and noticing something

else.


Like what?

Like the wings coming out of your back,

or that you aren''t really a human.


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