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I laughed today,
in impetuous fits of giggles
that clenches the belly
and ignites every sense
as though it were kindling
with a spark big enough
for my heart to catch aflame

I felt alive, pretty, like a wildflower bloomed
in the wasteland of my soul,
but then I thought of you
and immediately wilted

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 1/10/2014 12:36:00 PM
What a powerful rise & fall of the heart. A capture of a joyful, innocent moment...only for reality to strike. Damn. It's great to meet you, Melissa. Great job!
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