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A New Life

Eyes glazed over,
though you still see,
your jacket hanging
loosely about you,
tearful remembrance
escapes you
as you gaze
upon those you used to know.
Industrial sabotage
has tossed you around,
leaving shreds of a
once great man.
Distantly related,
perhaps twice removed,
but they’re the only ones
you have left.
Now you look in,
watching warmly,
wondering exactly what it is
you should say.
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Kassandra Konecny is a lover of listening to music, hiking in the mountains, and observing the way people act. She began writing vigorously when she was fourteen and will hopefully never stop. She has had her fair share of trials lately, and tries to encompass nearly every subject there is to study into her writing. Kassandra plans to study creative writing and psychology. She's 17 and currently lives in Utah with her family. Contact her at kassandrakonecny@hotmail.com more…

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