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I walked along the seawall.
What holds the sea.
What the sea must stare at.
When it is seriously sad as fuck.
I took in a tired traveler.
What holding my bedframe.
Up off of the tired floor.
What set of cinder blocks grating.
I heard an irritable bird.
I awoke sore. Afraid.
I feared in place I do not care.
What the swell. For a stranger poke.
I set about to loose a.
Hitch so tangled it collapsed.
An swallowed all time an swallows.
Whats for dinner.
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