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Schoolyard

In dreams I return to the schoolyard Call them nightmares perhaps That is more fitting For I never dream of gentler times Of childhood friends Indeed my mind wanders To the fights and schemes and broken dreams That formed me … Continue reading

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Pretty In Pink

She was pretty in pink Her thirteenth year The schoolyard games Still gentle, dear On the cusp of life Not knowing fear She was pretty in pink Could that be enough To protect from cruelty When youth gets rough? In … Continue reading

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