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lay back, relax

i closed you out.
(close one door open another)- you banged & the wall
almost fell. i asked,
                     "what's this all about?" waited for an
answer as the building crashed in. i heard you, yelping 
incoherently, trying so hard to be heard without even the
breath to sustain your words. then suddenly, you stopped.
it all stopped. the rubble settled. i wandered back out, onto
the street.
sidewalks changed their minds.
as i walked, from destination left to destination right, i 
solved each problem as it came, based on instinct.
(gut, heart, feeling, intuition) based on my not giving
a shti anymore.
but then it prompted me, the presence of another door, to
instead of open, walk around. a single door standing precariously
alone, i wanted to peek & see what was on the other side 
to see if turning a knob was worth the effort.
i passed it slowly, eyes closed. but when i opened them, the 
door was gone. the sidewalk was empty. the world seemed
unchanged. 
i sat to think. when i sat, i
                            [it is here the patient awakens]

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