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Innocence



in this gentle purest youth
though my hands have held the truth
the eggshell child so clear
makes my sorrow disappear
laid him there for time to grasp
but resist the lure of the asp
blue eyes of the wildest stare
an electric wandering glare
future awaits this seed to grow
an eternal need to know
hold like the chrysalis for safe keeping
when you spread your wings watch mother weeping

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Submitted on October 09, 2013

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