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by Nevada Kerr

It's only a surface wound
Superficial and small
A little something to feel
When you feel nothing at all

Don't go off the deep end
Stay stupid and clean
It's really important
That you don't get what I mean

With a snap of your fingers
You snuff out a smile
Filling the vacuum
With stern self-denial

Is there something I'm missing
Or is that the idea
All that spitting and hissing
Made me think that you cared

If you're compelled to be hollow
Must you be holy to boot
You can lead but I won't follow
What even shadows refuse

Written by © Raven Drake
August 3, 2005.

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