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Out of Sight, In Mind

Stranger,
why do you
always begin
to bother
making my
passions victims
of arson?

You are distant in silence,
written in convenience
to satiate lustful
impatience.

You are certain
that I will never
wake free
from the
dream of you.

It's true-
but you
can't
possibly be
so cruel.

Bittersweet Baby,
be kind to me.
My earnest love,
absurd in sincerity,
is a timid symphony.

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