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Lost Innocence

Innocence
Has climbed
Out the window
Along with the age of
Long-limbed
Scrawny
Dove-chested
Childishness
Innocence
Stretched tight over ribs
Sternums
Collarbones strain
Smooth
Like a Native American drum
Tinkling laughter and
Sensitive tearducts
Snags
A stitch of clothing
On the windowsill
Goes toppling out
Quicker than I
Eyewitness
The girl with
Previously lost innocence
Expected it to fall
Chipped paint flies
Raining down on the still-pure
Than the blissfully ignorant
Who slumber below
Unanticipative
Of when their time
Will come



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ariel_0123 said...
today at 1:54 pm:
Really enjoy reading this. 
 
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Jul. 8 at 9:48 am:
This is gorgeous! Love it immensely!
 
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