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  • Storied circumstances and their seemingly destined denouement
    Are always retold, or a retelling of,
    The way a someone remembered a someone said.
    Inevitably attempted to be re-created, real life
    Falls short over and over again, until Being Jaded
    Replaces fanciful notions of star crossed business partners.
    And for everyone who does not believe in magic,
    There becomes a kind of magic there.
    And when the storied is left untouched, there is no word for it
    Anymore, there is no name for it; it cannot be seen or told.
    This is where all magical things begin:
    In the un-telling-ness of the unfolding and falling where it falls,
    With always gracefulness and gratitude of sorts--
    Always better off this way.
    You see? Always well enough alone.
    Always all ways point North and when the heroine dies in childbirth
    Certain audiences will be offended or file claims of cliches,
    Having no imagination for the unimagined.
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