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The Crush Of Rejection

The house of warm water and lights display
this house is shaking in eternal slow decay
images floating on the surface undeniable
those images flicker however unreliable
voices and sounds distinct and clear as focus
beautiful girls and pickup lines at the locus
competition in a ring of captured temporary
grand echoes of hard to get contemporary
listen and again isn't what you heard
responding ill-natured chemistry just occurred
bound and to happen all part of the game
here's my number but don't call just the same
pin drop whispers visually altered states
potential friendships and coexisting heartaches
connection the key note and a flower
sharing time together turns into bitter sour
in a sense of doubt I just let out
these senses I cannot understand as a man
I spoke too much and just lost the upper-hand
the desire for affection and the crush of rejection

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Submitted by Sparky777 on June 03, 2021

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Brian Oliveri

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