not quite

not quite a thinker, not quite an artist,
not quite a do-er, not quite a poet,
not quiet a writer, not quite active,
not quite quiet, not quite depressed;
not quite tasteful, not quite productive,
not quite sexy, not quite awake,
not quite defiant, not quite carefree,
not quite an island, not quite alive;
not quite beautiful, not quite saved,
not quite rich, not quite guilty,
not quite wrong, not quite right,
not quite there, not quite.

© Rylan Skelly, December 2018


About the Author: I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions – Eastern, Western, or in between; I’m genderqueer, and I’m comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I’m married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; I think far too much, and often have too many ideas to know what to do with; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo; I have a love for all major world religions - Eastern, Western, or in between; I'm genderqueer, and I'm comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns; I'm married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse; and I am a doing being, just like you!

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