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August 23, 2018

 

Vacuum

 

I was once

I lived

I breathed

I made history

I happened

I stopped

yet still I was

 

am becoming less

offensive

they say

deleting my honour

flawed legacy

they say

deleting my name

making me be

as if I never was

though I was

 

but I did do these things

all of them

today you are

because yesterday I was

when you make me be

as if I never was

will you not also

unmake yourself

and if not unmade

what now fills

my vacuum

 


Vacuum
A poem by Peter Rhebergen

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