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  • What lies do we keep

    not wanting to see

    pain deeper than any ache

    suffocation from shadow

    propped against the wall

    or in the median strip

    isolated within reach

    Turn away

    avert your eyes,

    it doesn't matter

    from that which can not be

    a complete stranger

    sobbing swollen cries

    through parched lips

    forming hollow empty whys?
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