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Poem: Us and Everyone Else 

Buried in the dust of a dozen dreams—
is the letter I never sent.
Patched up with jagged corners
/this love sits/
oblivious to the stamp
on its sleeve.

Trapped in discomfort and heavy—
with anticipation—
/her someday/
tears to two.

Two sides.
Two lives.
Two fatalities forever
by their respective truths.
Crystalline words scream from the
yet rarely do I stop and listen
to sounds of smothered speech breaking
between the senders.

Shells of script cut into our consciousness but
under the pressure of these colorless

//post scriptum//
Sealed with a kiss and stored with a shrug,
the words I write await your return.
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