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  • no need to explain
    no need to dress up or down
    arrive unadorned
    come as you are

    it is more than enough
    if the words stand strong
    we’ll read between lines
    find the meaning
    that lurks
    amidst and among

    once the words are on paper
    they walk away from us
    a bit shaky at first
    like foals
    then limber and long-legged
    and off with the wind
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