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A wish…

I worship delicate Death
and think no friend
could manipulate me so well

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Pain has an element of blank;
It cannot recollect
When it began, or if there were
A day when it was not.

It has no future but itself,
Its infinite realms contain
Its past, enlightened to perceive
New periods of pain.

~Emily Dickinson

I do so love Emily. She is one of my steadfast companions; someone I know I can turn to when no one else seems to hear me.

Thank you, E.D.

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Holiday

one
   red
      drop
on the hospital floor

disturbs the
   pristine stillness
   efficient bustle
   sterile compassion

I recall
   one
      red
         drop
in my mother’s car

immortalizing
an eternal moment 
on a lonely
   Arizona
      highway

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Sigh…

my body has betrayed me
Pain and I, although not
friends, are constant companions
we regard one another with
respectful contempt
sorrow is not pretty, and
self-sufficiency is most likely
simply wishful thinking
now

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