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The Things We Are We Keep



Some things we can't achieve
Others can make us reap
Some things we can't conceive
Others hit the scrap heap
The things we own we leave
The things we are we keep

Some things we can't bereave
Others can make us weep
Some things we can't retrieve
Others are just skin-deep
The things we own we leave
The things we are we keep

Some things we can't believe
Others can make us bleep
Some things we can't aggrieve
Others bore us asleep
The things we own we leave
The things we are we keep
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