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  • What do I know of love?





    I know it makes everything around it bright

    it grows bigger as you give it

    it finds you when you least expect it

    it clarifies, sets all in order

    while, like the fog lifting, births the world anew



    it wasn't until I found it again

    that i realized how I had lost it before

    it needs to be revisited

    polished

    set just so each day and sometimes twice



    it grows with talk and laughter

    and like a plant without sun, it withers in silence



    with it anything becomes possible

    and without it nothing seems worth reaching for



    we use it too loosely

    for things like hot dogs and chocolates

    and forget to use it when it matters most
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