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Temptation

if when I walk 
on concrete sidewalks 

stop at the bakery window 
full with pastry

covered in chocolate 
and creams 

I notice 
in the reflection 

a new roundness 
to my frame

and I begin  
to worry 

about You
the new medication 
 
this heaviness 
in my chest 

just keep walking
your parents are diabetic


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  1. Date: 4/18/2014 9:48:00 PM

    Mike, wow.. An interesting write with a powerful punch, good work!

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