poetry critical

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Random Poem:

She said
magswish

"I'm through."
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"You're through?"
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"I said I'm through, and when I'm
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Through I'm through.
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I have trains to follow and
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Mornings to chase."
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"But your mornings are my
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Mornings; they are filled with
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Our fingers and the sleep of
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Our eyes."
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"They are my mornings.  My sleep
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is my own."
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"Your sleep is my sleep;  without
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Our sleep who knows
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What dreams may come?"
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"Let them come.
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Bring them in droves.
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I need the river beneath my
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Feet and trains and my
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Mornings.  I stopped dreaming
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You a long time ago; you
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Must have known."
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"I did.  I had hoped it was a
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Dream."
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"Not a dream.  And now I'm
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Through.  Leave it at that."
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