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I can't forget

I can't forget
Who else would remember
Let the moment die
A tombstone in a cemetery
Last words for no one to see
Worn by wind and rain and age
In quintessence of decay
The cold repose of remains
There to stay 'til truly gone
Please tell me I'm wrong
This life of endless falling
Is caught in its return
What is left unexpected
What's all the fuss about
Why should I still care
Why do I care if I still care
I will be back to ask again
Anyway
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Submitted on March 20, 2016

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I've written poetry for about as long as I can remember. It really is a compulsion. I don't know why, but at this point I've stopped asking. I like to think I have my own voice and style. I particularly like playing with language. I enjoy redefining things, if possible or explore reasons and meanings for things commonly used and taken for granted. To me, it's amazing anything is happening at all. more…

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