despite it, in spite of it, because of
it. Your mouth is weaponry and I
kissed you with a soft tongue,
you kids these days with your rapidly growing concern for the state of the world and your knowledge of important issues at increasingly younger ages despite having been told your opinions don’t matter by the adults who put you in these situations
is there a word for “i’m okay but it’s a fragile kind of okay so be gentle with me”?