heal

they will write

poems

about

healing.

and

smile

in their photographs.

and sometimes

they

will believe it

too

 

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miss

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it was close.

the days were the good kind of long.

and the hearts were the good kind of soft.

and the possibility of more.

ran. tart. in the air.

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Photograph by Annie Spratt

eyes

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and the eyes were shallow. with

pools at the burrows

of the tips.

and an ache

that stayed

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Photograph by Jessica Felicio

margins

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how narrow 

must the margins

become

before

the lines 

begin to fade

how hard

can we fight

to stay 

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Photo by Anthony Tran 

 

 

states

the condensation is rife

when steam

meets glass.

when heat

meets cold.

and finds something.

in-between.

the condescending is rife

when steam

meets glass

when heat

meets cold

and finds something

to keep

the in-between

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