Psychovariant Belonging

Here is the first half of the poem Greg Macdougall wrote for Cosmophilia: You Belong Here. You can read it in its entirety on the Cosmophilia website, where all the featured articles are open to all readers. If you’re curious about the audio and written readings Eric created for all 12 zodiac signs for Cosmophilia, you can buy them individually here, and get a deeper sense of how fully your life fits into this year’s astrology. — Amanda P.

by Greg Macdougall

Photo by Danielle Voirin

Photo by Danielle Voirin

when you feel that you don’t belong
don’t want to belong in what’s going on
leave this world, find other reality
literally or ‘just’ in your mind

and then you’re different
because you know different
than them

‘them’ is when you don’t belong
when the enforced normalcy of normal
doesn’t belong on you, to you,
anywhere near you

you’ve known different-ly
feelings that really connect
with leverage points of the soul
spirit imbued with life
and the consensus don’t fit

fit you into their place
is what they know to do
their place is the place they have for you
because that’s what they fit in to

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