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One Without The Other



High above a tightrope
Below a safety net
One without the other makes a painful vignette
All around a tempest
Within a shelter
One without the other makes a helter-skelter
Deep inside a hungry heart
At hand a coquette
One without the other makes a minute applet
Far away a promise
Nearby an embrace
One without the other makes a sad disgrace
Underneath a riptide
On shore a lifeguard
One without the other makes a pithy canard
Consciously a conquest
Masked a defeat
One without the other makes a trick-or-treat
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