Choice and Trust

Combing through
Of what was
If there was ever anything here
To begin with
Or if this is all
Just a lie
We tell ourselves
That we might close our eyes
And have something to forget
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Not Forgotten but Neither Dwelt On

Once these words
Have moved, freely
From my mind
To the space in front of it
They are no longer mine
If ever they were;
They become
An entity all their own,
Living and breathing and eating and procreating,
Not residing for any extended period of time,
Leaving bastard children and forlorn lovers in their wake:
In the hearts and minds of all they encounter,
That a part of them may be imparted
But that they never remain still for too long
And in doing so
Expose themselves unnecessarily
And lose the essence of their being.

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