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Not Love's Fault - June 9, 2020

it’s not her fault

offering a vision of heaven

to near-sighted eyes

or walking too quickly for

broken dreams to keep up

or playing outside in the rain

as we spread buckets for leaky roofs

she only wants to bring

happiness with her

into tomorrow

not watch it pond

and puddle in the past


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