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   when you close your eyes,

he said,

it all is dark



i know,

i said



are you afraid of the dark?

he said



i said,

why be afraid of something

so uncharred

by color

and height

and race

in the dark i am

chaste ...

and i am not scared



me neither,

he said ...



... but i never see him

closing

his eyes

(never ...)




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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