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Role Model

Chris Pearson 1977 (Winnipeg)

I want to hide
From those eyes
Younger than mine
That shine with innocence
Accepting lies for truth
Who am I
That those eyes rely
On my right and wrong
Trying to save them early on
From a world they will find
Far from kind
There's not enough time
To heal all wounds
From this crime

How will they survive?

Truth begs for lies
So kill those eyes
Before they die
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