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The Girl Who Cried Wolf

I thought I had changed

I thought I was better

I thought I beat it

I thought I fixed it

 

But here I stand

Trying to be tall

Knowing I am so small

The world pressing down

 

I’m scared again

Swore I never would be

And no one likes it

No one wants to hear it

 

So keep it hush

Keep it low

Don’t want to be

The girl who cried wolf

 

But until ...

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Saint Christopher Bell

"... any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankinde; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee...

— John Donne, Meditation XVII.

 

Saint Christopher Bell

 

We seem to be collectors

of memories and junk,

piles of the stuff;

both kinds lean against damp walls

in self-support, waiting

for purpose,

finding little but ...

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You're Present

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i instructed them

with bad grammar

during all day lie ins

fry ups

skiving

nights missing in action

toffees

high pitched rows

cuddling up

 

at breakfasts

i could of

managed expectations

dampened the fire

put the crease in the fabric

 

my type fire them upwards

we go-

the weathers crap

your shoes are worn

that won’t matter

on the moon

...

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