Pool of Tears

March 6, 2017
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A young, bright-eyed child
Another on a rug of tears

The origins of this pool of salty water?
A cobalt helmet
Featuring a yellow horn painted about the side

Before the tears
The blue cap raced around the house
Thud thud thud thud thud

Two pairs of feet gliding atop the floor
The pair in the back thirsting
Thirsting for the return of the helmet

And with a swift movement
The feet in front turnaround
And as quickly as they turn about

The feet in the back stop
One foot rises forward
And higher
And higher

Aiming for one thing and one thing only

The cajones

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