I am a good person

I’m a good person.
This week I downloaded an app
Where I can press a button
and feed a hungry child.

I read a book on race
So now I am aware of my racism.
I can pat myself on the back
For my self-flagellation.

I’m a good person
because when a girl
told me she’d been hurt
really hurt
by a handsome boy
I said poor you
I said poor him
I don’t want any part in this.

Because I am so very

Still, I told him
“You hurt her
whether you meant it or not”
and he said
“I am hurting, too”
So I said
poor you.

See what a good person I am?

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