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Everything Lies on the Surface

August 22, 2018
By Halcyonday PLATINUM, Johnson City, Tennessee
Halcyonday PLATINUM, Johnson City, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
"Why is it that we rejoice at a birth and cry at a funeral? It is because we are not the ones involved."
-Mark Twain, "Pudd'nHead Wilson"


The concrete isn’t smooth,
It only looks like the surface of water.
It’s freckled and speckled beyond belief,
Just like an egg, or a sunburned kid.

When knees hit it they scrape,
Like a pick across teeth.
Cool, sweaty salt takes one second and becomes
Hot and messy tears and quivers.



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