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  • We stand close
    shoulder-to-shoulder in the evening sun
    but there’ll be no holding hands
    no conclusions, I tell you

    only open questions

    You can speak if you want to
    we can talk
    as long as you understand
    I have no answers

    only open questions

    I know you like to read me
    between the lines
    but please allow open space
    between us
    don't breathe words into everything

    The ocean is still warm
    just below the surface
    If you prefer
    we can dive in together
    and sink deep, like anchors
    surrounded by enigmatic darkness
    mud and silt
    silt and salt
    salt and sand

    We can stay there if you want
    deep down dark
    immersed in deep kisses
    for a while

    but there'll be no conclusions, remember
    only open questions
    no ending is allowed.


    Inspired by Richard Keeling's "Weed Wolf"
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