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her hands are a civil war,
a refugee camp behind each ear.”
closed your mouth more
tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake”
someone should have already told you that
and if he wants to leave
then let him leave
you are terrifying
and strange and beautiful
something not everyone knows how to love.”
his body just a long shadow seeking yours
but you are always too intense
frightening in the way you want him
unashamed and sacrificial
he tells you that no man can live up to the one who
lives in your head”
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