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Words, for Tsequi

My words.
They flow out of me in a torrent,
Washing over their own ideas,
Drowning the very thoughts they convey.
Sweeping away their own usefulness with the velocity of their numbers.

Your words.
They fall sparsley,
As the beginning drops of rain.
Slipping
Slowly
Softly
Singly
Immediately absorbed by a parched, thirsty ground.
Feeding thoughts and nourishing notions.
Thriving in their own uncrowded existence.

My words are my words and come from me as they do.
Your words come to me as they should.
Thank you for the rain.
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Submitted on March 24, 2011

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