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Poem: Handful of Roses 

Like taming wired whiskers down,
Off the steamed snout of a raging bull.
She was the wild idea of perfect, outside.
Like sweet veins on the petal
of a piercing bundle of rose.
Unraveled. Now you see,
She was just a thorn,
Wedged between your toes.
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