via Daily Prompt: Exposure
Exposure

Sometimes information

is presented to us

in a way that changes

how we perceive ourselves, other people, events, the world.

in a way that roughs up

our mental faculties

and kicks our cognitive dissonance

in the ass.

Exposure is important,

for you must learn

a new way to think

before you can master,

a new way to be.

if you’re not going to change your mind,

why have one?

After all, a mind

stretched by a new idea

can never go back

to its original size,

like the the big bang,

to the universe.

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