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i keep my eyes shut

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i keep my eyes shut

I keep my eyes shut
and my mouth wide
waiting for some flies
but none arrive
and my tongue grows bare-and dry
and grows useless
until my mouth falls off
and i can no longer speak-
-and i can no longer
sing

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