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The Nature of the World

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The Nature of the World

She heard the grown man
say, "mommy mommy"
in her dream when he died.

That's what he said
when he was
taken by his dad.

as if she sees him
in her eyes.

Who owns
the people in your dreams,
who don't own themselves?

Copyright © Don Schaeffer

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