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Long is the waiting period.



Its shocking to drink that of earth
When dry and sharp its outskirts
Thicken cuts within our depths limits
Churned the milk curdles our
Already stretched stomach
Burdened and baggaged the guilt
Cloggs our sides

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Ameni lets say she was birth named And how pretty the name sounded Yet so be it also had hidden depth Where her life began her name ended Though not disagreeing its purpose Merely perplexing human existence Challenged by what she ate at least Not eating inhospitably a redeeming But only on her terms

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Written on September 06, 2021

Submitted by heathert.34240 on September 06, 2021

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