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Souvenir

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Getting acquainted with the moon 
behind glass
we exchange so many glances
and on my back
a thousand heart-attacks roll past
My fingers beside, cross and uncross
as you sleep, so black
back in the real world
paid up entirely
on your subscription
to actual reality

O would you bring me a souvenir
from the envious depths of endless peace
perhaps a child or a patient nurse
or some cont...

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At Dream's End

At dream’s end 
we let the water flow
accepting
resolved

At dream’s end
loosen our grip
hold the best bits
release the scenes that never came

I imagined house parties
some intangible heart that I would puncture
I imagined so much more
turns out it’s just another place 
moving at a heightened pace

Now I quietly sit by the chequered flag
grateful to have run
chest heaving
throa...

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