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Don't Keep It In

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Don't Keep It In

don't keep it in
let it loose     give it air
hope     give it what it wants

hold it in & your hair will fall
insomnia will rule your nights
the birds will stream by
          leaving you in awe
you will walk with your head
          facing the pavement
& though you'll be attentive
you'll step in a great big mound
of .....

the children will laugh at you.
the women will shy away.
the clergy will crusade.

don't keep it in     let it loose
give it air & life & hope.
if it be     if it wants to be
then so be it!
who are we to fight 

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  1. Date: 7/9/2008 8:34:00 AM
    Joseph I couldn't agree more - i completed my hep c treatment and it is now indictable - also had my back operation and I'm healing right up -