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Emergency

October 5, 2015
By Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
Hanban12 ELITE, Lake Worth, Florida
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Favorite Quote:
"If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them."
Henry David Thoreau

"I fell in love the way you fall asleep; slowly, and then all at once."
John Green


There’s this broken telephone that I
Haven’t picked up in years
Tangled cord, knotting dysfunction
Sun-washed color, 80’s pink
Spinning dial, aging yellow
Busy line
Please hold

Tapping foot,
Break the silence, speak into
The microphone
Frantically waiting
Breath is failing
Leave a message
At the tone

Skip a beat
Air unsweet
Fiery lungs are flared;
My unhappiness is
An emergency but
9-1-1
Never cared.



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