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July 25, 2008
By Laura Miller, Louisville, KY

Follow the edge of these walls
to find your way out-
lost in a corn maze,
lost in a
parking garage/shopping center/high school/dorm/new housing development/
LIFE?

The walls will never stop expanding,
just
stretching wider than your arms
can reach,
wider than daddy's arms
when he swept you up
and held you close
to calm your
/thudthudthud/
heartbeat.

I'm sorry,
babydoll,
I can't stop it this time.

Let your heart
EXPLODE.
Open your eyes
into your forehead
and try to take everything in,

can you see pluto from here?
Can you see your house
from this high up?

I didn't think so.



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