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Maybe I’ll go the way of the Woolf
and learn to swim half-heartedly,
stones in my pockets,
and Red Riding Hood
safe in the woods at last.

And you’ll hate me for it
years later,
and you’ll just want a reason.

But I have a million reasons.
And none of them are
good enough to say.


Maybe I’ve got a long list of casualties,
folded over and over again,
and worn away at by time.

And that’s all that
will ever survive
my wildfire.

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HazelGrace said...
Jun. 12, 2013 at 9:10 pm
This is fabulous
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