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Too Soon

For quite some time
I've known everybody dies
But not you
Certainly not me
Yet
Now I know
That yet isn't never
It's never not
Yet never again
Going to happen
Once is enough
But still too much
It takes everything
Making space
For things new
To lose again
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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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