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  • I jumped with the thunder

    You looked at me
    Sternly


    Benjamin, you said,
    You have got to remember
    always
    Life is surprising
    Unexpected

    At any moment

    At any moment it can all come crashing down
    At any moment it can begin
    At any moment a giggle
    A laugh
    A catastrophe

    At any fucking moment

    If you remember that
    You’ll never be surprised again

    we saw the flash
    I jumped at the next clap just the same

    You laughed

    I grinned back

    We’ll have to work on that, you said.
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