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  • You cast my heart in gold
    like some beautiful useless gift

    I tried to pawn it once
    just down the street
    the place where we took your grandmas lamp
    last summer

    They offered me
    an old soccer trophy
    and a porcelain flask

    from the 1970’s

    A fair trade,
    or close to that

    I could only hope one day
    I would be there to buy it back
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