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  • When I want to run and hide
    from life I’m pretty good at it.
    Tucked away inside the confines of my mind,
    I find myself a cozy chair.
    Let down my hair.
    Stare
    Blink
    Think of all the ways I’m falling short.
    Not doing enough.
    Relax into inadequacy, mediocrity
    Is all there is.
    A bucket of tepid water, a fig tree and me.
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