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true love

Holly Flame Maxey 1976 (baltimore)

I know I will never be equal to you
I do not want to be
If i were pressed to give a ratio
Between you and me
I would say 49/51

I always want you on top
In every conceivable situation
There is no growth in life
Without pressure
There is not peace in life
Without order and justice

Know safety, know peace
Know order, know serenity
Give up your doubt
Hang onto faith
And find the one true love
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