she asked if i was bored no

i answered honestly, proudly 

she couldn't understand 

why i would pierce my ears 

but my managed masochism isn't about her 

it's for ----

they gild what i hear 

allowing everything 

to be ornamented 

before it enters my head 

so i only hear the good and beautiful parts 

of what ----

so that's all that is left 

no, i'm not bored 

i'm  selective 

no it's not trendy 

it's a collection