bubbling

quiet seas

at high tides.

rocky shores

for sidewalks.

waves that

break

at stratums

of pulsing veins.

listen

to the ache

for a feeling

never

seen.

touch

the fear

that

rumbles

between

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decomposition

blackboards.

stained chalk.

a heart held

bleeding.

outside

of its chest.

you know the feeling

when it feels

as though

you can’t be saved

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going

today

was made of

broken hopes

and questioned dreams.

and

yet

there is a sun

left

to set.

and the chance

to try again.

at

sunrise.

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heal

they will write

poems

about

healing.

and

smile

in their photographs.

and sometimes

they

will believe it

too

 

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exuberance

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what about. the chance

of gold. at the end

of rainbows.

of magic. in the

things we understand.

what happens

to that

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Photograph by Velizar Ivanov