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Black Dog by Hannah Miller
 

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  • Black dog comes to sit at her feet and

    One by one her dreams are extinquished

    Like dying stars in the sky

    Unnoticed and misunderstood

    Which she can no longer pinpoint

    Because she no longer cares

    To beat her wings furiously against the cage

    Of her own making, futility apparent

    She lets go of all desires

    Anger turned inward and tamped tightly down

    There was nothing left to do

    But to stare unseeing into the distance

    Black dog knows her secrets untold

    Then locks them, and throws away the key
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