The Inconvenience of Misplaced Memories

January 10, 2010
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So they sent her there,
To ease that public guilt,
The one they hide in the privacy of

So they took her there,
In aluminum gleaming hearse,
Flung across the stars to be

So they left her there,
Numbed her gauzy memories,
So she could start anew and

So they kept her there,
Ran surveilance periodically,
To soothe inner humane cries of

So they forgot her there,
Left to her devices,
Naming things as she began to

So I found her there,
Years after she was erased,
But she was already fulfilled and

So I brought her here,
A prodigal daughter returned,
Lovely jet-pitch eyes defying

Those who's gone
To far beyond
What had become
Hid their remorse
Left her alone
All goals forgotten
Steeped in denial
She wasn't gone.

So I sent her there.

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