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Layers Of The Onion



We're much more than childhood
but nevermore the less
Layers of the onion are the overdress

We're much more than childhood
but at once it dictates
Layers of the onion merely mediates

We're much more than childhood
but frequently regress
Layers of the onion hinder the egress

We're much more than childhood
but former feelings last
Layers of the onion pinch emotions fast

We're much more than childhood
but root safeties abide
Layers of the onion shelter what's inside

We're much more than childhood
but early-firsts remain
Layers of the onion the onus contain
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