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December 8, 2015

 

Even …

 

 

regardless how soft the brush-off

today it is sledge-hammer strong

even the very slightest of rebuffs

today is etching with acid

and causeless words, unspoken

today give voice to contempt

 

and the hand that does not reach

holds the coffee that I made

 


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