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The Stray

June 7, 2012
By dance_write_dream SILVER, Briarwood, New York
dance_write_dream SILVER, Briarwood, New York
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Favorite Quote:
“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
― William W. Purkey

Soggy, shaking
Into the dirty street

It stands
Runs off
Pride drying quicker
Than fur

Sobbing, aching
Out to the edge of the playground

I stand
Brush off gravel and tears
Hold my head up
And notice

A small, stray cat
Running down the dirty street

It prances over
And I see
Myself reflected
in its eyes

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